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Animal I.D.

There are millions of types of living things in the world - we can only estimate how many plants, animals and other creatures are alive today. To help us understand this number of different of life-forms, we organise them into groups, like 'the animals' or 'the plants'. This is called classification, and that's what Animal I.D. is all about - classification!

Charlie the cheetah To find out more about classification select one of the links below. Can you answer these questions?

How many living things are there on the planet?

What are kingdoms?

How do scientists classify living things?

How do we divide the animal kingdom?

What is the tree of life?

And to see how much you have learnt there are some fun games to test your knowledge!
Interactive games

Can you answer these questions? Click on a question to discover the answer.

How many living things are there on the planet?
What are kingdoms?
How do scientists classify living things?
How do we divide the animal kingdom?
What is the tree of life?

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