Protists are primarily unicellular organisms that are not plants, fungus or animals, and are classified based on how they obtain their nutrition, and whether or not they are able to move. Animal and fungus-like protists ... More » Science Biology Molecular Biology & DNA

Fungus-like protists have characteristics of both unicellular and multicellular life forms. They are often found on decaying organic matter, and reproduce by creating spores. They include slime molds and water molds. Sli... More » Science Biology Botany

The characteristics of animal-like protists, or protozoans, include the need to obtain food from their environment since they cannot make it themselves, and an ability to move around in their environment to obtain that f... More » Science Biology Zoology
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