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Classification of animals
Classification of animals
Classification of animals
Classification of animals
Classification of animals
Classification of animals
Classification of animals
Classification of animals
Classification of animals
Classification of animals
Classification of animals
Classification of animals
Classification of animals
Classification of animals
Classification of animals
Classification of animals
Classification of animals
Classification of animals
Classification of animals
Classification of animals
Classification of animals
Classification of animals
Classification of animals
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CLASSIFICATION OF ANIMALS (VERTABRATES,INVERTEBRATES, REPTILES...)

CLASSIFICATION OF ANIMALS (VERTABRATES,INVERTEBRATES, REPTILES...)

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  • 1. Classification of Animals © Diane Hawkins Graphics by kind permission from PC Advisor - 10,000 Clipart March 1999 Cover CD ROM
  • 2. Classification of Animals Scientists have divided the Animal Kingdom into two main groups: vertebrates (animals with a backbone) invertebrates (animals without a backbone) and
  • 3. Vertebrates Animals with backbones can be divided into five more groups: Mammals Birds Reptiles Amphibians Fish
  • 4. Invertebrates Animals without a backbone.
  • 5. Vertebrates Animals with a backbone.
  • 6. Mammals
    • Give birth to live young.
    • Feed their babies with their own milk.
    • Are more or less covered with hair.
    • Are warm-blooded.
  • 7. Birds
    • Have feathers.
    • Lay eggs.
    • Are warm-blooded.
  • 8. Reptiles
    • Are cold-blooded.
    • Lay eggs.
    • Have a dry skin covered with scales .
  • 9. Amphibians
    • Are cold-blooded.
    • Lay eggs.
    • Have a smooth, moist skin.
    • Are able to live on land as well as in the water.
  • 10. Fish
    • Are cold-blooded.
    • Lay eggs (but some do give birth to live young).
    • Have a moist skin covered in scales.
    • Breathe through gills.
  • 11. What am I? Mammal, Bird, Fish, Amphibian or Reptile? I am a mammal. My body is warm and furry. I feed my babies on milk. I give birth to live young.
  • 12. What am I? Mammal, Bird, Fish, Amphibian or Reptile? I am a mammal. My body is covered in hair, or fur. I feed my babies on milk. I give birth to live young.
  • 13. What am I? Mammal, Bird, Fish, Amphibian or Reptile? I am an amphibian. My body is moist and smooth. I lay eggs. I like to live in or near to water.
  • 14. What am I? Mammal, Bird, Fish, Amphibian or Reptile? I am a bird. My body is warm and covered with feathers. I lay eggs which hatch out into chicks.
  • 15. What am I? Mammal, Bird, Fish, Amphibian or Reptile? Although I have wings, I am in fact a mammal. My body is covered in hair, not feathers. I feed my babies on milk. I do not lay eggs.
  • 16. I am a mammal. If you stand very close to me, you will see I have hairs on my body. I feed my babies on milk. I do not lay eggs. What am I? Mammal, Bird, Fish, Amphibian or Reptile?
  • 17. What am I? Mammal, Bird, Fish, Amphibian or Reptile? I am a reptile. My body is covered in dry scales. I lay eggs.
  • 18. What am I? Mammal, Bird, Fish, Amphibian or Reptile? I am a bird. My body is warm and covered with feathers. I lay eggs which hatch out into chicks.
  • 19. What am I? Mammal, Bird, Fish, Amphibian or Reptile? I am a fish. My body is cold to touch and is covered in scales. I lay eggs. I use gills to breathe with under water.
  • 20. What am I? Mammal, Bird, Fish, Amphibian or Reptile? I am a reptile. My body is covered in dry scales. I lay eggs.
  • 21. I am an amphibian. My body is moist and smooth. I lay eggs. I like to live in or near to water. What am I? Mammal, Bird, Fish, Amphibian or Reptile?
  • 22. I am a mammal. My body is warm and furry. I feed my babies on milk. I give birth to live young. What am I? Mammal, Bird, Fish, Amphibian or Reptile?
  • 23. What am I? Mammal, Bird, Fish, Amphibian or Reptile? I am a reptile. My body is covered in dry scales. I lay eggs.
  • 24. What am I? Mammal, Bird, Fish, Amphibian or Reptile? I am a fish. My body is cold to touch and is covered in scales. I lay eggs. I use gills to breathe with under water.

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