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having a backbone or spinal column


an animal without a backbone

5 types of vertebrates

mamals, reptiles, amphibians, birds, fish

Taxonomical Nomenclature

animal classification system

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Kingdom, Phylum, Class, Order, Family, Genus, Species

What makes up an animal's scientific name

Genus and Species

Warm blooded

body temperature stays the same, ex. birds and mammals

Cold Blooded

having a body temperature that changes with the environment, ex. reptiles, amphibians, fish


warm blooded, hair/ fur, breathe air with lungs, feed young, live birth, ex. dog, dolphin


warm blooded, have feathers, no teeth, lay eggs, breathe air with lungs, ex. parrot, bluejay


cold blooded, rough/dry skin, lay eggs, scales, ex. snake, alligator


Cold blooded, slimy moist skin, live part in water, ex. frog, salamander


Cold Blooded, scales, lay eggs, breathe with gills
ex. trout, shark

Carolus Linnaeus

created animal classification system

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