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Scientific Names and Linnaean Taxonomy



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  1. Look at the images of the foxes. Are these all of the same species or different? Explain why you think this. 
  2. What genus do these foxes belong too?
  3. Select 5 different species of animals. For each animal describe their appearance, common name and scientific name. 
  4. Create a diagram with a wolf, jackal, fox, cat, rabbit, fish, insect and plant in a kingdom. Work your way down, categorising all the animals, to the wolf species.


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