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7 levels of classification

Kingdom, Phylum, Classes, Orders, Families, Genus, Species

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5 kingdoms of life

Bacteria, Protista, Fungi, Plantae, Animalia

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Phylum Chordata

Hollow nerve chord, and backbone

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Class Mammalia

Backbone, and nurse their young

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Order Carnivora

Backbone, nurse their young, and special teeth for tearing meat

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Family Felidae

Backbone, nurse their young, special teeth for tearing meat, and retractable claws

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Genus Felis

cannot roar, but they can only purr

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Scientific Name

Felis domesticus, Common house cat

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Dichotomous Key

An aid that is used to identify organisms abd that consists of the answers to a series of questions

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Taxonomy

The science of describing, naming, and classifying organisms