Week 3 lab - C. L is more closely related to I. D. Factors...

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Week 3 Lab 1. House cat Kingdom- Animalia (because it is multicellular, eukaryotic, heterotrophic and has no cell walls) Phylum- Chordata (because in some point in life, it has a spinal chord) Class- Mammalia (because it has hair, mammary glands and gives birth to live young) Order- Carnivora (because it eats meat) Family- Felidae (because it is nocturnal, secretive, evolved from ancient big cats) Genus- Felis (because it’s a cat) Species- F. silvestris catus (house cat) Scientific name- Felis catus 2. I made the animal a bird with the scientific name of Pteroglassus torquatus or the Collared Aracari. 5. A. Most recent common ancestor shared by L and K is F. B. Most recent common ancestor shared by L and M is B.
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Unformatted text preview: C. L is more closely related to I. D. Factors that may increase a species likelihood of going extinct would be if they were hunted by humans or other animals for food or skin etc. They could also go extinct if the environment they live in changes drastically in a short period of time. Some factors that would decrease the probability of the species going extinct would be if they were poisonous to other animals to eat, therefore they would not be hunted. Another way we can decrease the probability of a species going extinct would be to make the hunting and killing of that species illegal and protect its environment from being demolished by humans....
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This note was uploaded on 10/31/2010 for the course BIO 1320 taught by Professor Scott during the Spring '10 term at Western New Mexico.

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