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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.

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1 How do we classify vertebrates? 1.2

2 Characteristics of Animals Features that make them different –M–Many cells. –C–Cannot make their own food –C–Can move on their own.

3 Vertebrate Animals Vertebrates Backbone that surrounds the spinal cord. Divided in to 5 classes: –mammals –Birds –Reptiles –Amphibians –Fish

4 Mammals They all: –B–Breath air –M–Make milk for young –H–Have hair or fur

5 Mammals Cont. Have fur or hair –K–Keeps same body temperature Young born looking like parent.

6 Reptiles Do not have hair or fur Skin with scales Temperature of body changes with outside

7 Life Cycle of Reptiles Young looks like parents. Hatch from eggs Ready to live on their own

8 Birds They are special because of their feathers. Not all birds can fly. Lay hard shell eggs.

9 Life Cycle of Birds Young birds need to be fed by parents


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