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What Is A Minibeast


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What Is A Minibeast

  1. 1. What is A Minibeast ? A minibeast is a small animal such as spiders, snails, slugs and worms. These are just a few if the thousands of creepy crawlies that exist all over the world.
  2. 2. What are Invertebrates? <ul><li>Minibeasts are officially called invertebrates which are animals without a backbone and these are the most numerous type of animal in the world. </li></ul><ul><li>Did you know that there are 2,500 invertebrates known in Britain alone? </li></ul>
  3. 3. What are Vertebrates? <ul><li>Unlike vertebrates (animals with a backbone) they don’t have a skeleton inside them. This makes them soft and bendy, and because of this some of them have a hard shell to live in. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Insects and Spiders.. <ul><li>Some, like insects and spiders, have a thin, strong outside covering called an exoskeleton. </li></ul><ul><li>This means they have protection for their bodies and they have legs, and often wings, which let them move more quickly and easily than other minibeasts. </li></ul>