vocabulary1. vertebrates: an animal with a backbone2. Mammal: a type of vertebrate that has hair or fur.3. Bird: a type of vertebrate that has feathers4. Amphibian: a type of vertebrate that has moist skin.5. Fish: a type of vertebrate that breathe through gills.
VertebratesMost vertebrates have large brains and sharpsenses. These traits help the vertebrates survive. Toucans are birds that have feather and lay eggs Monkeys, are mammals. They have fur and the mother make milk for their young
Scientist classify vertebrates into groups. Thefive major groups are:1. Mammals2. Birds3. Reptiles Scaly fish it spend the entire Tree frog started its life4. Amphibians as an egg in water. But life in water now it lives on land5. fish now.
Mammals• Have hair or fur• Use lungs to breathe• Drink milk made by their mother• Give birth to live young Tiger. Has fur and make milk for its young. Kangaroo, carry Pigs, aren´t furry, but their young in a they do have hair. pouch
Birds• Have feathers• Beaks• Lungs• Two legs• Hatching from eggs These birds look different, but they all are vertebrates with 2 legs, Feathers, wings and beaks
Reptiles• Have dry skin covered with scales• Breathe with their lungs Sea turtle, lives in the water• Spend a lot of time under water But it lays its egg on land• Hatch from eggs laid on land Alligator, breathe with lungs. It is often in water but must have Iguana, hatched from an egg that air to get the oxygen it Was laid on land. need.
Amphibians• Have moist skin• Lay eggs in water• Develop lungs and legs Salamander´s speed and colors Help it survive
Fish• Have gills• Live in water• Have scales and fins to help them swim All fish look different but they all have scales and gills, and live in water