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I spend part of my life in water and part on land. Am I an amphibian or reptile?
I am considered to be an ectotherm (cold-blooded). Am I an amphibian or reptile?
Both amphibians and reptiles are cold-blooded.
I do not look like my parents when born.I undergo a series of body changes when born. Amphibain or reptile?
Most amphibians have external fertilization and require water for reproduction. True or False?
I am hatched from an amniotic egg. Water is not necessary for me to reproduce. Am I an amphibian or reptile?
When my eggs hatch, I am fully developed. Am I an amphibian or reptile?
Turtles, alligators, lizards, and snakes are considered ____________.
Frogs and toads are examples of ______________.
Animals are only classified to be a mammel if they nurse their babies with milk from mammory glands, and if they have hair.T or F?
True. These are the only 2 characteristics required of mammels, however, most mammels have other characteristics as well.
Is an animal classified a mammel if it bears live young and is warm-blooded?
Yes. Mammels also have differentiated teeth and have four limbs (2 legs & 2 arms, 4 legs, or a pair of flippers and fins.)
Is a dog an example of a flesh-eating mammel?
Yes, other examples include tiger, bear, and wolf.
What is a marsupial, and name some examples?
Marsupials carry their young in pouches. Examples include kangaroo,koala, opossum, and wallaby.
Some mammals eat meat, while others eat insects. T or F?
True. Dogs eat meat, and Moles eat insects.
Some mammals spend most of their time in the ocean, and some mammals rarely or never go into the ocean. T or F.
True. Dolphins and whales live in the ocean, and rodents such as rats, mice, and squirrels never go into the water.
What does a carnivore eat? What does a herbivore eat? What does an omnivore eat?
Carnivores are meat-eating animals. Herbivores are plant-eating animals. Omnivores eat both plants and animals.