Animal-kingdom Sentence Examples
The question of their affinity to other divisions of the animal kingdom depends principally on the views which are held with regard to the relationships of the Enteropneusta and Phoronidea respectively.
It can only be said that their organization, so far as the state of their preservation permits it to be ascertained, offers closer analogies with the Hydrozoa, especially the Calyptoblastea, than with any other existing group of the animal kingdom.
Diptera as an order are probably more widely distributed over the earth's surface than are the representatives of any similar division of the animal kingdom.
The Heteropoda belong to the " pelagic fauna " occurring near the surface in the Mediterranean and great oceans in company with the Pteropoda, the Siphonophorous Hydrozoa, Salpae, Leptocephali, and other specially-modified transparent swimming representatives of various groups of the animal kingdom.
They afford an example - paralleled in other classes of the animal kingdom - of an order which, though specialized in some respects, retains many primitive characters, and has won its way to dominance rather by perfection of behaviour, and specially by the development of family life and helpful socialism, than by excessive elaboration of structure.Advertisement
The contents of such a circular group are symbolically (or analogically) represented by the contents of all other circles in the animal kingdom.
That the different ranks or degrees of circular groups exhibited in the animal kingdom are Nine k in number, each being involved within the other."
Affinities.-The position of the Nemertines in the animal kingdom is now looked upon as more isolated than was formerly thought, and recent writers have been inclined to treat them as a separate phylum.
The species of Linnaeus were supposed to represent a series of steps in a scale of ascending complexity, and it was thought possible thus to arrange the animal kingdom in a single series - the orders within the classes succeeding one another in regular gradation, and the classes succeeding one another in a similar rectilinear progression.
But it was only after Darwin that the cell-theory of Schwann was extended to the embryology of the animal kingdom generally, and that the knowledge of the development of an animal became a knowledge of the way in which the millions of cells of which its body is composed take their origin by fission from a smaller number of cells, and these at last from the single egg-cell.Advertisement
The mechanism for the statement of the genealogical relationships of the groups of the animal kingdom was thus completed.
It renders the task a more complicated one; at the same time it removes some serious difficulties and throws a flood of light on every group of the animal kingdom.
The correctness of this association is questionable, and the Polyzoa are here treated as a primary division or phylum of the animal kingdom.
The classification of the animal kingdom is dealt with in the article ZOOLOGY.
In the animal kingdom it occurs in the urine of diabetic patients and of persons addicted to alcohol.Advertisement
The universal reliance on animal life stimulated the study of the animal kingdom.
In this way the plant is supplied with nitrogenous food from the animal kingdom.
In the animal kingdom it occurs as both calcite and aragonite in the tests of the foraminifera, echinoderms, brachiopoda, and mollusca; also in the skeletons of sponges and corals.
In external form and appearance the Hydrozoa exhibit such striking differences that there would seem at first sight to be little in common between the more divergent members of the group. Nevertheless there is no other class in the animal kingdom with better marked characteristics, or with more uniform morphological peculiarities underlying the utmost diversity of superficial characters.
At the present day feiy groups of the animal kingdom are so well known to the microscopist, few groups present more interesting affinities to the morphologist, and few multicellular animals such a low physiological condition.Advertisement
The definite erection of the Mollusca into the position of one of the great primary groups of the animal kingdom is due to George Cuvier (1788-1800), who largely occupied himself with the dissection of representatives of this type.
The structural features which the Mollusca do possess in common with other animals belonging to other great phyla of the animal kingdom are those characteristic of the Coelomata, one of the two great grades (the other and lower being that of the Coelentera) into which the higher animals; or Metazoa as distinguished from the Protozoa, are divided.
Leuckhart to a small group of transparent and for the most part pelagic organisms, whose position in the animal kingdom is a very isolated one.
This division includes the single family of the Phasmidae whose members, generally known as " stick-insects " (q.v.) and " leaf-insects " (q.v.), are among the best-known examples of " protective resemblance " to be found in the whole animal kingdom.
Mimicry is a special form of protective resemblance, differing from ordinary protective resemblance as exemplified by the similarity of the resting goat-sucker to a piece of bark or of leafand stick-insects to the objects after which they are named, in that the imitated object belongs to the animal kingdom and not to the vegetable kingdom or to inorganic nature.Advertisement
Though simple in kind, many of these are as perfect illustrations of the phenomenon as any found in the animal kingdom.
Later on much evidence goes to show that (by a divergence from the orthodox standard perhaps due to Platonic influence) it was a Stoic tenet to concede a soul, though not a rational soul, throughout the animal kingdom.
His symbols from the animal kingdom were the bull (perhaps a totemistic attribute and identified with him), the panther, the lion, the tiger, the ass, the goat, and sometimes also the dolphin and the snake.
Agassiz; but it was the researches of Johannes Miller (1840-1850) that formed the groundwork of scientific conceptions of the group, proving it one of the great phyla of the animal kingdom.
Mammals, then, are vertebrated animals, possessing the normal characteristics of the members of that primary division of the animal kingdom.
Like the Greek Artemis, she was essentially a nature goddess, the great fostermother of the vegetable and animal kingdom.
Fauna.-The animal kingdom embraces, besides the usual domestic animals (as horses, cattle, sheep, swine, goats, asses, &c.), wild boars, deer, wild goats, hares, &c.; also bears, wolves, lynxes, foxes, wild cats, jackals, otters, beavers, polecats, martens, weasels and the like.
In systematic zoology, however, the use of a division Vermes has been abandoned, as it is now recognized that many of the animals that even a zoologist would describe as worms belong to different divisions of the animal kingdom.
Fauna.The Iberian Peninsula belongs to the Mediterranean sub-region of the Palaearctic region of the animal kingdom.
Of these, the former endeavours to explain the most elaborate psychical activities of men as developments of elementary forms of conscious processes in the animal kingdom as a whole; the latter is a defence of the theory of natural selection against the attacks of St George Mivart, and appeared in an English edition on the suggestion of Darwin.
Thus man approaches the beasts, and the animal kingdom is nearly joined with the vegetable, and so on down to the lowest and " most inorganical parts of matter."
The structure of human skin is unique in the animal kingdom so no predictive animal models have ever been available.
Protein occurs in the plant kingdom as well as in the animal kingdom.
Butterfly color vision is among the best in the animal kingdom.
They are located conveniently between Disney-MGM Studios and Epcot and are not too far removed from the Magic Kingdom and Animal Kingdom.
The Disney All Star Movie Resort is located near the Animal Kingdom Park.
Part zoo, part thrill rides, Animal Kingdom is a perfect destination for young animal lovers to explore.
Throw in Disney's Animal Kingdom with its 9.6 and Hollywood Studios with a rivaling 9.5 million, and you'll no longer be flabbergasted by the parks' long lines.
Disneyworld encompasses several theme parks including Magic Kingdom, Epcot Center, Animal Kingdom and Hollywood Studios, all of which have separate admissions tickets.
For example, you arrive at the Animal Kingdom head over to Expedition Everest.
Camp Minnie-Mickey is a shady trail walk located on the far side of the Animal Kingdom.
Imagine a Disney World park package - the Disney Orlando park family includes Magic Kingdom, Epcot, Animal Kingdom and two water parks.
Most of the time, vacationers will go to Epcot one day, Magic Kingdom the next and the Animal Kingdom on a third day.
The All-Star resorts are located near the Animal Kingdom theme park.
Novice and experts alike can find plenty of figure choices from the animal kingdom on the Internet.
If you're a little too demure for animal kingdom madness, then Alice + Olivia has its own take on the one-piece with a very sleek design.
The most popular myth is the story of Buddha inviting all of the animal kingdom to his Chinese New Year's celebration.
Another legend regards a huge argument that ensued throughout the animal kingdom as the twelve animals fought for the number one slot.
Be kind to the animal kingdom simultaneously.
According to Rose, her inspiration for the line was the animal kingdom.