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Animal Classification 4th grade

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vertebrate
having a backbone or spinal column
invertebrate
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
Mammals
warm blooded, hair/ fur, breathe air with lungs, feed young, live birth, ex. dog, dolphin
Birds
warm blooded, have feathers, no teeth, lay eggs, breathe air with lungs, ex. parrot, bluejay
Reptiles
cold blooded, rough/dry skin, lay eggs, scales, ex. snake, alligator
Amphibians
Cold blooded, slimy moist skin, live part in water, ex. frog, salamander
Fish
Cold Blooded, scales, lay eggs, breathe with gills
ex. trout, shark
Carolus Linnaeus
created animal classification system