6 MAJOR CHARACTERISTICS OF ANIMALS

By: Sarah Thompson

#1

They have the ability to move place to place!

#5

Animals are able to respond quickly to external stimuli as a result of nerve cells, or contractile or muscle tissue.

#6

Animals are heterotrophic, they get there energy by consuming energy releasing food substances.

heterotrophic-An organism that cannot synthesize its own food and is dependent on complex organic substances for nutrition.