Examples of living things are elephants, zebras, cows, sheep, fir trees, oak trees, sharks, whales, otters, rubber trees, monkeys and humans. All living things are broadly classified into plants and animals.
Plants are further classified into trees, shrubs and herbs. Animals are classified as mammals, birds and reptiles.
Living things are also identified according to their habitat. Aquatic creatures are different from terrestrial and arboreal ones. Birds are arboreal. There are plants that grow in the oceans, such as the sea weed. Corals grow on the shallow sea floor. Crabs, lobsters, oysters, squids and turtles inhabit the sea.
All living things need energy to survive and they respire. Living things reproduce, adapt to the environment and respond to stimuli.Learn More
Examples of pathogens include Ebola, rabies, norvirus, rhinovirus and staphylococcus. Pathogens can be broadly divided into three groups: bacteria, viruses and fungi. They are also usually classified by their means of transmission. Examples include food-borne pathogens, such as E. coli, and airborne pathogens, such as influenza.Full Answer >
Examples of scavengers include hyenas, jackals, opossums, vultures, crows, crabs, lobsters and cockroaches. Many mammals, birds, sea life and insects consume decaying organic matter when necessary but not exclusively. Lions, leopards and wolves mainly hunt for fresh meat, but eat carrion if they encounter it. Foxes and coyotes are more likely to eat carrion in the winter when food is scarce.Full Answer >
Examples of archaebacteria include the halophiles, the methanogens and the thermophiles. Arcahebacteria are unicellular organisms belonging to the domain Archaea. One characteristic they all have in common is the ability to thrive in extreme environmental conditions that existed several billion years ago.Full Answer >
Examples from the kingdom Protista include paramecium, amoebas and plasmodium vivax. These protists are considered more animal-like. Protists that are plant-like include dinoflagellates, euglena, chlamydomonas and ulva. Kelp, laminaria and volvox are also plant-like protists.Full Answer >