The 5 Classes of Vertebrates Practice determining the characteristics of each

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The 5 Classes of Vertebrates
Practice determining the characteristics of each
class of vertebrates!
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Mammals, reptiles, birds, amphibians and fish all
have something in common – they all have a
backbone. Characteristics of each group:
Mammals:
 Give birth to live young
 Have hair or fur
 Mammal mothers nurse their young with
milk
 Warm-blooded
Reptiles:
 Have scales
 Have dry skin
 Usually lay eggs, sometimes live young
 Cold-blooded
Birds:
 Have feathers and wings
 Lay eggs
 Warm-blooded
Amphibians:
 Live on land and in water
 Cold-blooded
 Lay eggs
 Moist skin
 Webbed feet
Fish:
* breathes underwater using gills
* have scales and fins
*cold-blooded
*lays eggs
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