Although sexual reproduction is a more common method of reproduction among animals, a few species, such as starfish and sea anemones, produce offspring via asexual reproduction. Asexual reproduction, in contrast to sexua... More »

Protists are a diverse group of organisms, and they reproduce in a number of different ways, including asexual binary fission, multiple fission, fragmentation and several forms of sexual reproduction. Many protists can r... More »

Planaria are able to reproduce either sexually or asexually, depending on the species and the circumstances of reproduction. Sexually reproducing planaria are hermaphrodites, and mating consists of partners exchanging sp... More »

The Indian Ocean, like many of Earth's oceans, serves as home to a diverse number of species, including anenomefish, Great White sharks, bottlenose dolphins, blue whales, sea turtles, jellyfish, stingrays, sea anemones, ... More »

Selective breeding, also called artificial selection, is carried out by mating animals or crossing plants with desired characteristics or traits to produce offspring in which those traits are more dominant, according to ... More »

Many different animals’ offspring are called kits, including the badger, ferret, fox, rabbit, skunk, squirrel and weasel. This term is different from "kid" and "kitten," which are also used to describe baby animals. More »

The main characteristics of animals are sexual reproduction, eukaryotic cells, movement, multicellularity and heterotrophy. Animal cells are differentiated and organized into tissues, except in sponges. Animal tissues se... More »