Use this to study for your vertebrates quiz
- hair or fur, warm-blooded,
- Give live births, breathe with lungs
Examples: humans, dogs, bears, mole rat
-Have scales, fins & tails
-Cold blooded, lay eggs,
- Breathe with gills
Examples: tuna, salmon
- Words means "two lives"
-Cold-blooded, moist skin, lay eggs,
-Gills & lungs to breathe
Examples: frog, toad, salamander
- Dry scaly skin, organ in mouth to breathe,
- Cold-blooded, most lay eggs,
breathe with lungs.
Examples: lizards, snakes, crocodiles
-Warm-blooded, Feathers (most fly), - Hollow bones, lay eggs, breathe with lungs. Examples: penguin, blue jay, ostrich
An animal with a backbone. Of the millions of animals in the animal kingdom, only 2% of them are vertebrates.
Body temperature stays the same even if the outside temperature changes (mammals and birds)
Body temperature changes depending on the outside temperature (reptiles, amphibians, fish)
backbone or spine
Fish is covered with _______________ in the body.
Mammals give birth to immature babies and need to be protected by a pouch in their mums such as koala, kangaroo.
Mammals that give birth to fully developed live young. such as like humans, dogs and monkey
Primitive mammals that give birth to eggs (egg-laying mammals), eg. echidna and platypus
The covering on the body of birds which are responsible for flight and keeping body warm.
The type of fertilisation occurs in fish and amphibians in which sperms fertilise eggs in water (outside the body).
The type of fertilisation occurs in reptiles, birds and mammals in which sperms fertilise eggs inside the body of females.