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Alaina Nguyen

Blume Ch 12.1

Animals are diverse, but they have basic _________ in common. characteristics
What are the characteristics of animals? -are made of many cells -cells have a nucleus and organelles -depend on other living things in the environment for food -digest their food -most can move -can reproduce sexually and asexually
__________ from previous generations help individuals survive and reproduce. Adaptations
A basic adaptation is obtaining _______ from food energy
what kind of animal eats only plants? herbivores
what kind of animal eats only meat/animals? carnivores
animals that eat both plants and animals are _________. omnivores
detrivores such as beetles and millipedes eat ________ matter called detritus. decaying
What adaptations help animals survive in appearance. physical
Protective _________ such as shells or quills help protects animals from predators. coverings
Large _____ protects some animals. size
______ or camouflage is an adaptation fior predators so they can sneak up on their prey. Mimicry
________ adaptations can help animals survive. behavioral
some animals use ______ or ink to discourage predators. scent
________ allows some animals to outrun predators. speed
Traveling in ______ can assist both predators and prey. groups
Animals are _______ based on similar characteristics. classified
_________ have a backbone vertebrates
_________ don't have a backbone invertebrates
___________ is how an animal's body parts are arranged symmetry
___________ animals do not have a definite shape. asymmetrical
animals with _______ symmetry have parts arranged in a circle around a center point. radial
animals with ________ symmetry have mirrored body halves. bilateral
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