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How do we classify vertebrates? 1.2
Characteristics of Animals Features that make them different –M–Many cells. –C–Cannot make their own food –C–Can move on their own.
Vertebrate Animals Vertebrates Backbone that surrounds the spinal cord. Divided in to 5 classes: –mammals –Birds –Reptiles –Amphibians –Fish
Mammals They all: –B–Breath air –M–Make milk for young –H–Have hair or fur
Mammals Cont. Have fur or hair –K–Keeps same body temperature Young born looking like parent.
Reptiles Do not have hair or fur Skin with scales Temperature of body changes with outside
Life Cycle of Reptiles Young looks like parents. Hatch from eggs Ready to live on their own
Birds They are special because of their feathers. Not all birds can fly. Lay hard shell eggs.
Life Cycle of Birds Young birds need to be fed by parents