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
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 >
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 >
Examples of limiting factors include competition, parasitism, predation, disease, abnormal weather patterns, natural calamities, seasonal cycles and human activities. In terms of population growth, limiting factors can be classified into density-dependent factors and density-independent factors.Full Answer >
Examples of beneficial bacteria, commonly referred to as probiotics, include lactobacillus, bifidobacterium, streptococcus and bacillus coagulans. These bacteria all perform functions similar to those that naturally occur in the human body.Full Answer >