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CLIP 2479

A comparison of wild cats and domestic cats

A comparison of wild cats and domestic cats
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Key Info
  • A comparison of wild cats and domestic cats
  • Duration: 01:20
  • Making a direct comparison of a 10-week-old lioness and a domestic cat. Both are members of the cat family and the similarities between them are discussed - face shape, teeth, eye shape, vision, whiskers, ears, paws, claws and tails.
  • Subject:

    Science

       Topic:

    Variation and Classification

  • Keywords: variation, cats, lion, similarities, comparison
Ideas for use in class
  • Showing similarities between animals from the same family. The clip can be paused so children can clearly see and discuss the similarities between the lioness and the domestic cat. Further research could be undertaken into other animals who are members of the same family. This clip could be used for writing a comparison text about the lioness and the domestic cat in literacy.
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 16x9

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