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.Continue Reading
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 about Biology
In humans, common examples of inherited traits include hair, skin and eye color, hair type, finger and toe length, dimples, freckles, body type, height, hand dominance, ear shape, mathematical aptitude and susceptibility to certain diseases, such as color blindness, cystic fibrosis and sickle cell anemia. The inherent traits of an individual are determined by the smallest functional unit of heredity known as a gene.Full Answer >
Some examples of physical traits in humans are eye color, hair color, earlobe attachment, dimples and the shape of a person's face. The determination of these traits in an individual is based on the person's genetic makeup. The understanding of genetics and inheritance of physical traits was first described by Gregor Mendel in his work with pea plants.Full Answer >
Examples of facultative anaerobic bacteria include salmonella and E. coli. Facultative anaerobic bacteria are members of the taxonomic families Enterobacteriaceae, Vibrionaceae and Pasteurellaceae. Many of the species in these families are pathogens in humans, other animals or plants.Full Answer >
Examples of monerans include bacteria and blue-green algae. Bacteria are the most populous of all living organisms and critical to life on this planet. As decomposers, they break down organic matter and return the nutrients to the soil for plants to absorb.Full Answer >