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2010-02-02 18:04:12
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Animals Chapter 1
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  1. Vertebtate
    an animal with a skull and backbone
  2. Invertebratean
    an animal without a backbone
  3. Multicellular
    made of many cells
  4. Embryo
    an organism in the earliest stage of development
  5. Tissues
    similar cells that work together to perform a specific job in the body
  6. Organ
    a combination of two or more tissues that work together to perform a specific function in the body
  7. Consumer
    an organism that eats producers or other organisms for energy
  8. Camouflage
    the coloration and/or texture that enables an animal to blend in with its enviroment
  9. Warning Coloration
    when an animal changes into a color in which warns predators if the animal is harmful
  10. Innate Behavior
    behavior that doesn't depend on learning or experience
  11. Learned Behavior
    behavior that has been learned from experience or watching other animals
  12. Migration
    to travel from one place to another
  13. Hibernation
    a period of inactivity and decreased body tempature that some animals experience in winter
  14. Estivation
    period of reduced activity in the summer
  15. Biological Clock
    the internal control of natural cycles
  16. Circadian Rythms
    controlled daily cycles
  17. Social Behavior
    the interaction between animals of the same species
  18. Communication
    a signal that travels from one animal to another and a response back
  19. Courtship
    special behavior by animals of the same species that leads to mating
  20. Territory
    an area occupied by one animal or a group of animals
  21. Pheromones
    a method where chemicals are used to communicate

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