Mammoth Memory

Vertebrates

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  • What is the definition of a vertebrate? Answer: Animals with backbones Hint
  • Vertebrates are divided into five classes, the easiest way to remember these is using our picture sequence. This will allow you to answer:
  • Vertibrates are divided into the following classes Answer: Mammals Hint
  • And Answer: Birds Hint
  • And Answer: Reptiles Hint
  • And Answer: Fish Hint
  • And Answer: Amphibians Hint
  • Along with the above what three other features are used to place vertebrates into classes? Answer: Breathing system Hint
  • And Answer: Thermoregulation Hint
  • And Answer: Reproduction methods Hint
  • What is the scientific term for warm blooded animals? Answer: Homeotherm - Can regulate body temperature Hint
  • What is the scientific term for cold blooded animals? Answer: Poikilotherm - Can not regulate body temperature Hint
  • Animals that give birth to live young are called? Answer: Viviparous Hint
  • Animals that lay eggs are called? Answer: Oviparous Hint
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