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Alec Demitrus + Owen Smith. Avian Reptiles. Major Classes + Examples. All modern birds lie in the subclass Neornithes ( Palaeognathae ) ( Neognathae ). Habitat + Number of Species. 10,000 species All around the world . Features and Anatomy. 4 Chambered Heart

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Alec demitrus owen smith

Alec Demitrus

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Owen Smith

Avian Reptiles


Major classes examples

Major Classes + Examples

All modern birds lie in the subclass Neornithes

(Palaeognathae) (Neognathae)


Habitat number of species

Habitat + Number of Species

  • 10,000 species

  • All around the world


Features and anatomy

Features and Anatomy

4 Chambered Heart

High Metabolic Rate

No Urinary Bladder

No Teeth

Small Gonads

Tubes in Lungs

Have Air Sac, Bone Air Cavities

Light Skeleton

Endothermic


Symmetry and skeleton

Symmetry and Skeleton

BilateralLight Skeleton


Life cycle

Life Cycle


Characteristics and interesting facts

Characteristics and Interesting Facts

  • Use horizontal nicitating membrane instead of eyes when blinking

  • Sex of birds determined by Z and W chromosomes, not X and Y

  • Mutual relationship with humans


Article large fossil found in chile sets wingspan record

Article: Large Fossil found in Chile sets Wingspan Record

  • 5.2m (17ft)


Bibliography

Bibliography

  • Campbell, Neil. Biology, 8th edition. AP Edition ed. San Francisco: Pearson, 2008. Print.

  • bird skeleton - Google Search. (n.d.). Google. Retrieved February 16, 2011, from http://www.google.com/images?um=1&hl=en&safe=active&biw=

  • Bird - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. (n.d.).Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Retrieved February 16, 2011, from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bird

  • birds internal anatomy - Google Search. (n.d.). Google. Retrieved February 16, 2011, from http://www.google.com/images?um=1&hl=en&safe=active&biw=1024&bih=677&tbs=isch:1&sa=1&q=birds+internal+anatomy&aq=f&aqi=g1g-m1&aql=&oq=

  • Fossil of giant bony-toothed bird from chile sets wingspan record. (n.d.). Science Daily: News & Articles in Science, Health, Environment & Technology. Retrieved February 16, 2011, from http://www.sciencedaily.com/rel


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