An EMBRYO is to a MAMMAL as a LARVA is to an ?





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Hint: What does a larva become?

ANSWER: insect.

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A larva is the immature form of an insect that undergoes some change.  An example of a larva is a caterpillar.  It builds a cocoon and eventually turns into a beautiful butterfly.  Another example of a larva is a mosquito.  A larva of a mosquito is well developed with a head that has mouth hairs that it uses for feeding.  On the other hand, an embryo is an unborn offspring of a mammal.  It is in the process of development.  An example of an embryo is an unborn child/baby.  A baby begins life as a single cell, barely visible to the naked eye.  The baby develops in the mother’s womb.

Why are mosquitoes so dangerous to people?

Hindi mammal

Hindi translation of the first line in the paragraph

Text and drawings by Dhananjay, age 11 and Viraat, age 10, students at the Bombay International School in Mumbai, India.  Mrs. Mona Seervai is the principal.

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