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1

Name 5 classes of vertebrates.

1. Fish
2.Amphibians
3.Birds
4.Reptiles
5.Mammals

2

Name the type of fertilisation of the:
Fish
Amphibian
Reptile
Bird
Mammal

Fish- External
Amphibian- External
Reptile- Internal
Bird- Internal
Mammal- Internal

3

Name the type of body covering of the:
Fish
Amphibian
Reptile
Bird
Mammal

Fish- scales
Amphibian- smooth skin
Reptile- dry scaly skin
Bird- feathers
Mammal- hair/fur

4

Name the number and types of limbs of the:
Fish
Amphibian
Reptile
Bird
Mammal

Fish- fins, 5
Amphibian- 0-4 legs
Reptile- 0-4 legs and a tail
Bird- 2 scaly legs
Mammal- 2-4 arms/legs

5

Name whether the following are cold-blooded or warm-blooded:
Fish
Amphibian
Reptile
Bird
Mammal

Fish- cold
Amphibian- cold
Reptile- cold
Bird- warm
Mammal- warm

6

Name the type of reproduction (lays eggs/gives birth to live young) of the:
Fish
Amphibian
Reptile
Bird
Mammal

Fish- eggs
Amphibian- eggs
Reptile- eggs
Bird- eggs
Mammal- live young

7

Name the organs used for breathing of the following:
Fish
Amphibian
Reptile
Bird
Mammal

Fish- Gills
Amphibian- Gills --> lungs
Reptile- lungs
Bird- lungs
Mammal- lungs