Looking After Their Young describes the different ways parents look after their young. It compares animals that look after their young for a long time and a short time, and animals that do not look after their young at all.
Science Curriculum links
• BS (ACSSU017) Living things have a variety of external features.
• BS (ACSSU211) Living things live in different places where their needs are met.
• LW: All living things have certain requirements so they
Some young need lots of care and so their parents need to look after them for a long time. Some young need looking after for a short time. Some parents do not need to look after their young at all.