Animal FAQs:


Q: Are animals multicellular, eukaryotic organisms of the kingdom Animalia?

A: Yes, The animal kingdom emerged as a clade within Apoikozoa as the sister group to the choanoflagellates.

Q: Are animals generally considered to have emerged within flagellated eukaryota?

A: Yes.

Q: Are animals motile?

A: Yes, and meaning they can move spontaneously and independently at some point in their lives.

Q: Are animals sometimes called diploblastic?

A: Yes.

Q: Are animals disputed?

A: Yes, but all bilaterian animals are thought to form a monophyletic group.

Q: Are animals eukaryotic and multicellular?

A: Yes, and which separates them from bacteria and most protists.

Q: Are animals motile?

A: Yes, if only at certain life stages.

Q: Are animals called zoology?

A: Yes.

Q: Are animals the invertebrates?

A: Yes, and which lack a backbone.

Q: Were animals one of three kingdoms?

A: Yes, and divided into the classes of Vermes, Insecta, Pisces, Amphibia, Aves, and Mammalia.

Q: Are animals heterotrophs?

A: Yes, and meaning that they feed directly or indirectly on other living things.

Q: Are animals also capable of asexual reproduction?

A: Yes.

Q: Are animals more complex than previously assumed?

A: Yes.

Q: Are animals not well-established?

A: Yes.

Q: Are animals heterotrophs: they must ingest other organisms or their products for sustenance?

A: Yes.