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Invertebrates

Invertebrates

Animal - AntAnimal - OctopusWhat do a tiny ant and a giant octopus have in common? They do not look alike. One lives on land. The other lives in water. But, they have something important in common!

Many of the animals that you see have backbones. Your pet dog or bird has a backbone. So do you! Animals with backbones are vertebrates. Most animals do not have backbones. Animals without backbones are invertebrates.

Did you figure it out? Both ants and octopuses are invertebrates!

Watch the video to learn some names of invertebrates.


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