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Animal Classification. Animals are classified as vertebrate (having a back bone) or invertebrate (not having a back bone.) . Vertebrate animals are further classified as one of the following: . F ish A mphibian R eptile M ammal B ird . Fish. Examples: Seahorse Catfish Shark.

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Animal classification

Animal Classification

Animals are classified as vertebrate (having a back bone) or invertebrate (not having a back bone.)


Vertebrate animals are further classified as one of the following
Vertebrate animals are further classified as one of the following:

Fish

Amphibian

Reptile

Mammal

Bird


Fish following:

Examples:

  • Seahorse

  • Catfish

  • Shark

Definition:

  • Cold blooded

  • Live in water entire life

  • Have fins

  • Most have scales

  • Breathe with gills

  • Most lay eggs


Amphibians
Amphibians following:

Example

  • Newt

  • Salamander

  • Frog

Definition

  • Live in damp places

  • Smooth moist skin

  • Cold blooded

  • Lay eggs

  • Most born in water

  • May breathe with gills then lungs


Reptile
Reptile following:

Example

  • Turtle

  • Crocodile

  • Snake

Definition

  • Dry scaly skin

  • Cold blooded

  • Breathe with lungs

  • Lay eggs


Mammal
Mammal following:

Example

  • Dolphin

  • Rabbit

  • Lion

Definition

  • Have hair or fur

  • Warm blooded

  • Breathe through lungs

  • Give birth to live young

  • Feed young milk


Bird following:

Example

  • Geese

  • Bald Eagle

  • Cardinal

Definition

  • Warm blooded

  • Have feathers

  • Have wings & no front legs

  • Hollow bones

  • Have beaks

  • Use lungs to breathe

  • Lay eggs


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