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Kingdom Animalia


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By Sydney Scott, Sarah Spirer, and Thesera Marr

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Kingdom Animalia

  1. 1. Kingdom Animalia Sydney, Sarah, and Theresa
  2. 2. Animalia Phyla• Definition: A group of classes with similar characteristics• Over 33 groups of phyla• Main groups are invertebrates and vertebrates
  3. 3. Differences Invertebrates Vertebrates- Lack backbone - Include back bone- Smaller organisms - Large organisms- No cell wall - Advanced nervous- 98% of organisms system - 2 % of organisms
  4. 4. Physical Characteristics• Levels of organization• Full body symmetry• Differentiation of germ layers• Formation of body cavities• Patterns of embryological development• Segmentation• Limb formation
  5. 5. Kingdom Members • Multicelluar- consist of one or more cells • Eukaryotic- cells contain complex structures enclosed within the membrane
  6. 6. To what domain does this kingdom belong? Eukaryota
  7. 7. Changes with evolutionary classification • Traditional classification was primarily based on physical similarities. Evolutionary theory was altered and now we classify organisms like this, in kingdoms.
  8. 8. African Lion• Physical structure: • Males: 330-550 lbs • Females: 260- 400 lbs • 8 feet long (not including tail) • Males have main with yellow coloring that darkens with age • Muscular legs for pouncing and grabbing • Short, strong jaw
  9. 9. African Lion cont. • Habitat and growth: • Live in grasslands • Avoid dense forests because prey is scarce • Survive in wild for about 12 years Importance: • Survive captive for about 20Provides entertainment years at zoos because they • Born through sexual are a popular reproduction attraction. • Leave pups at 2 years old
  10. 10. Seal • Physical structure: • Males: 4.6 to 6.6 feet • Females: 3.9 to 5.6 feet • Rounded, plump body • Thick, short hair • Light grey, silver, black, brown • Short, webbed flippers • Claws for defense and scratching • Sharp front teeth
  11. 11. Seal cont.• Habitat and growth: Like Lion, Seals are a • Found in cold areas form of entrainment at • Live near water zoos. • Water at night and land during day • Can survive at extreme temperatures because of blubber • Most live in salt water • Produced by sexual reproduction
  12. 12. Koala• Physical structure: • Male: about 31 lbs • Female: about 11 lbs • Light grey fur with brown patches and cream belly • Long limbs and large ears • Sharp claws for climbing trees • One of a few animals with finger prints • Sharp teeth
  13. 13. Koala cont. • Habitat and growth: • Live in large forests or woodland islands • Need large area to live in Like most animals, • Spend most of their time in treesthe Koala provides • Produced by sexual reproduction entertainment to humans.
  14. 14. Snake• Physical structure: • Can be found in many colors and sizes • Skin has powdery look to it with diamond shape markings from head to tail • More that 230 types of snakes
  15. 15. Snake cont.• Habitat and growth: • Live in tropical deserts, cool climate, forests, ect. • Live in dark places like holes • Grow until they hit maturity • Female snake lays eggs to reproduce They provide • Can be poisonous, be careful! entertainment at zoos but they also scare away most humans.