What is an animal? (Functions of Animals (movement (Cats climb trees, etc.…
What is an animal?
Functions of Animals
Some animals reproduce asexually which is called asexual reproduction.
Single organism creates another identical to it.
Most reproduce sexually.
Cats climb trees, etc.
Some animals fine one spot when they are young and stay there their whole life.
Move in some way at some point.
keeping conditions stable
Die unless they have stable conditions within their bodies.
Obtaining food and oxygen
Food is broken down into nutrient the animal can absorb and use.
Have different ways of obtaining food and different types if food.
Animals obtain food by eating other organisms.
Structure of Animals
Have a back bone.
Do not have a back bone.
Tissues combine to make organ.
Made up of cells.
Classification of animals
Separated into 35 major groups called phylum.
Classified based on common characteristics.