Animal Index - Vertebrates


Animals with an internal skeleton made of bone are called vertebrates. Vertebrates include: primates, such as humans and monkeys; amphibians; reptiles; birds; and, fish.

Although vertebrates represent only a very small percentage of all animals, their size and mobility often allow them to dominate their environment.

Click on the picture or name of the animals below for more information.


About Animals

Index of Animals

Invertebrate Animals

Web Links

Science Main Index

  fish frogs are amphibians reptiles parrot is a bird Mammals include feline cats  
Fish Amphibians Reptiles Birds Mammals
koala bear is a marsupial primates mice are rodents dolphins seals
Marsupials Primates Rodents Whales and Dolphins Seals

Web Sites about Vertebrates:

Vertebrates at the University of California Museum of Paleontology

Vertebrate Fossils from the Burke Museum at the University of Washington

Facts Sheets about Endangered Animals from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service



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