Characteristics of

Animals

Main Six Characteristics

1. Animals are mulitcellular.


2. Animals are heterotrphic.


3. Animals typically reproduce sexually.


4. Animals are made up of cells which do not have cell walls.


5. Animals are capable of motion (moving) at some point during their lives.


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