Exercise 1.1: Characteristics of Living Systems

Use the Internet to research and locate a current or recent study of an animal found in your area.

Optional: Include an "interesting facts" section on the animal you study.

If you are in Alberta the following resource may be useful:
Fish and Wildlife: click here


1. Describe how the animal meets the last five of the characteristics of living organisms (omit the first item as all plants and animals are composed of cells).