Listen to Lucy King talk about how animals sometimes help other animals.

Animals that work together

In the matching activity there were lots of pairs of animals that work together for protection. Was there a pair that surprised you? Do some research and fill in the boxes below as to how these animals protect each other.

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Symbiotic relationships

Many of these relationships are symbiotic. A symbiotic relationship is a relationship between two different species where one or both will benefit from their interactions. Look at the links below to see some more examples of animals protecting animals and symbiotic relationships.