State any five ways in which animals are useful to us.


Animals are useful to us in following ways:

  • Silk and wool that are used for making cloth, come from silkworm and sheep respectively.
  • Leather, obtain from the skin of animals like goat, sheep and buffalo, is used to make shoes, purses and bags.
  • Animals like horses, camels, elephants are used as means of transport.
  • Dogs assist police in various search operations.
  • Many types of fish, prawns, lobsters and crabs, are used as sea food.