16 November 2012

# 4: Animal Kingdom - Classification

The animal kingdom contains many phyla. Some of them are: 

Vertebrates, Arthropods, Annelids, Molluscs, Nematodes
It is not always easy to recognise an animal. For a very long time, people thought that’s sea anemones were plants, because they tend to stay in one place and their tentacles look rather kike petals. Now we know that they are animals.

Sea anemones

One of the best way to tell if an organism is an animal is to look at its cells under the microscope. Animal cells never have cell walls

Animals are classified into many phyla. Here are just some of these phyla:

Classes in two of these phyla: 

Details of each phylum and class are given in the next topics.

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  1. thank you sooo much I'm doing my igcse in 2015 and im positive ill do well thanks to your notes