Adaptations prevented desiccation and made reproduction possible on land.
We will talk about the first animals and their descendants.
The characteristic features and diversity of modern toads will be explored.
The evolution of fishes with four limbs is shown in the fossil record.
There was a profusion of plant life in the shallow waters because of the abundance of light and nutrients.
Lungfishes were able to colonize these waters because of the development of lungs.
The ability to move in shallow water with plants and debris was more important than the ability to swim quickly through open water.
Hip bones and shoulder bones were braced against the spine for added strength as the animal's weight began to be carried by the limbs.
Fishapods had broad skulls with eyes mounted on the top, lungs, and pectoral fins with five finger-like bones.
The Australian lungfish (Neoceratodus forsteri) is a species that evolved.
The animal's weight was no longer supported by water but was carried by the limbs.
From close section, we will examine the characteristics of tetrapods in more detail.
Mention the features that differentiate the amphibian orders.
The land was colonized by a variety of plants and animals during the Devonian period.
The transition to life on land is shown with associated genes.
In 1995, Allen Davis, Mario Capecchi, and colleagues analyzed mals to colonize land, and the development of limbs was a vital step.
Birds and primate have legs and arms.
Four groups of genes, arm, carpals, and phalanges were given rise to by the split of the ances into three zones.
To determine the role of Hox genes in limb development.
Researchers studied the HoxA-11 and HoxD-11 genes.
The mice were bred with both genes.
The resulting genes are obtained from the tail and Mendelian ratios in Chapter 20.
Mutant mice may have altered bone morphologies.
Large changes in limb development can be caused by simple genetic changes.
In mice lacking Hoxa-11 and Hoxd-11, there was no radius and ulna.
There were three changes in limb formation.
The researchers showed that the limbs were relatively simple to analyze.
The data shows that the mutations affected the formation of limbs.
The study was conducted by Davis and and pisiform.
Any two all genes explain how they relate to limb development.
The Chondrichthyes live in two worlds, one where they have successfully invaded the land, but the other where they must return to the water to reproduce.
The species was similar to the mod amphibian of the Permian period.
The advantages of moving mon in theterrestrial environment were discussed.
The tadpole is near the adult stage.
There are a few species of salamanders that do not need water.
These species are similar to the eggs in the reproductive tract and giving birth to live young.
Frogs are one of the first challenges to be faced, and the vast majority of these are Frogs that have to breathe air on land.
Air may enter through the nostrils of the Apoda.
Amphibians then meant legless ones, the wormlike caecilians, and the Urodela (from the close and raise the floor of the mouth, creating a positive pressure Latin, meaning tailed ones), the salamanders.
Global warming pumps air into the lungs.
Many anurans are threatened with extinction because of this method of breathing.
The skin of salamanders is very thin and they absorb oxygen from the air through their long tongue.
The aquatic lar directly through their outer moist skin or through the skin lining of vae are primarily herbivores.
The inside of the mouth of a frog is smooth.
Because of their thin skin and long hind legs, amphibs face the problem of desiccation.
They keep their skin or dry out by secreting mucus.
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Camouflage is used as a way of avoiding detection.
The toads have a dry skin and shorter legs than the frog.
They get blood from the lungs.
Both atria pump blood into the less impressive leapers, but they can tolerate the less impressive single ventricle, which pumps blood to the lungs and some conditions.
Some of the blood that returns to the heart is pumped directly to the streams, because they are tropical and burrow in forest soils, but a few live in ponds.
They are secondarily legless, which means they evolved tissues without being slowed down by the lung cap from legged ancestors.
Caecilians have small jaws with teeth.
Oxygenated and deoxygenated bloods can be kept and eaten.
Females usually bear live young if fertilization separate is done in this order.
The young are crying.
In frog and toads, fertilization is external, about 30 cm long, though species up to 1.3 m in length are known.
Amphibian eggs are laid in water.
tadpoles have a fishlike tail and breathe through their gills.
The tadpole loses most of its body during the transformation.
CHAPTER 35 egg containing fluids was a personal enclosed pond for each developing individual.
Animals were able to lay their eggs in a dry place because of the amniotic egg.
The development of seeds liberated plants from water was just as important as the unteth ering of animals from water.
Even though mammals do not lay eggs, they retain other features of amniotic reproduction.
The structure of the amniotic egg is discussed in this section.
The reptiles are the first group of animals to fully exploit land.
The order Apoda has wormlike caecilians.
The embryo is being developed in a fluid-filled sac.
The mud salamander is a species in Urodela.
The albumin, or egg white, can be found under leaves, logs or beneath lush vegetation.
Females use their cloaca, a common opening for the diges out, when they Fertilization is not very permeable to water and prevents the embryo from drying out.
The sperm packets deposited by males are picked up by the shell.
Most salamander species don't undergo calcareous transformation, whereas in reptile and early-diverging mammals the young look like tiny adults.
The platypus and echidna are soft and leathery.
Most gas exchange takes place through the lungs.
The amniotes have critical innovations.
There are features that allowed birds to fly.
Amphibians must lay their eggs in water or in a moist place if they want to live in a terrestrial environment.
The embryo is sheltered from desiccating conditions on land due to the development of a shelled egg, which is an important role in animal evolution.
There is a shell of the amniotes' kidneys.
Turtles is an umbrella term for eggs that are fertilization internally within the female's body species, also called tortoises and aquatic species.
The turtle is an ancient species that uses a penis to transfer from one generation to the next.
The female reproductive tract contains sperm.
The turtle's hard protective shell allows the animal to transfer sperm from cloaca to cloaca.
This shell is usually formed by the fusion of the vertebrae and ribs.
All turtles have beaks that are sharp.
Turtles have webbed feet.
All turtles lay their eggs on land.
The gender of hatchlings depends on temperature, from lizards and snakes to birds and mammals.
More females are produced by the traditional temperatures.
They are mammals and spe birds.
We will live for 120 years or more.
Chondrichthyes organs in young individuals, prompting genetic researchers to exam birds should be considered part of the turtle genome for longevity genes.
There are many turtle species.
Due to egg hunting, harvesting for shells or meat, sification scheme, and death in fishing nets, this is a danger of extinction.
More than 6,000 species of lizards and ian clades, all of which are extinct of snakes, are found in the fossil record of the clade.
The body form of many species is long.
The lower jaw does not join directly to the skull but saurs), and two clades of ancient rather is connected by a multijointed hinge, and the upper jaw is aquatic reptiles.
A green turtle is laying eggs in Malaysia.
The goal of the modeling challenge is to draw a reptilian tree that distinguishes the four recognized taxa based on critical innovations.
Turtles, lizards and snakes, crocodiles, and birds are all considered reptilians, yet we recognize them as distinct taxa.
A model of a tree can be created using six critical innovations: three- or four-chambered heart, scales, endothermy, a hard protective shell, and feathers.
Black bars and labels are a must on your tree.
The four taxa all have the same trait: Crocodilia, which has a four-chambered heart, scales, and no protective shell.
Most of the species are carnivores.
Snakes can be legs but later lose them.
The expression of many different venomous lizards is different to the expression of many different venomous tetrapods.
There is a difference between lizards and snakes.
In 2016 researchers found that pythons, which have tiny little leg bones inside their bodies, have three deletions in this genetic switch, and even more deletions are found in snake species with no leg bones at all.
When they replaced the genetic switch of mice with the genetic switch from snakes, they developed little nubs instead of legs.
At the same time as the dinosaurs, these animals existed.
The majority of the recognized species live in the tropics.
There are two alligator species, one in the US and one in China.
The Crocodiles have a four-chambered heart, a feature they share with the upper and lower jaw, which allows them to prey on birds and mammals.
crocodiles swallowed The horned bush viper is related to birds more than any other reptile.
How can snakes be considered birds?
The Crocodilia has been unchanged for millions of years.
When the mouth is closed, the lower jaw teeth of the American alligator (Alligator mississippiensis) are almost completely hidden.
The lower jaw teeth of the American crocodile (Crocodylus acutus) are visible when the mouth is closed.
Figure 48.2b is a good place to start.
The sex of crocodiles' offspring is dependent on the nest temperature.
Dinosaurs were the biggest animals ever to walk on the planet and were discovered in the 19th century.
The dominant dinosaurs on Earth were over 100,000 and weighed up to 50 tons.
The variety of dinosaur species is longer than any other animal.
Around the world, the two main clades are staggering.
Dinosaurs may have shown parental care for their young.
All nonavian dinosaurs and many other animals died out at the end of the Cretaceous period.
Scientists are still debating the cause or causes of the mass extinction, despite the fact that it was caused by the impact of a meteorite.
Many other animals, including birds and small mammals, survived, but we don't know why dinosaurs died out.
The ability to fly has shaped a lot of the bird's features.
Some holes may heal quickly.
Paleontologists look at transitional flightless but completely feathered dinosaurs, the earliest animals that had feathers, to trace the evolution of birds.
The fos tail and toothed jaw were found in other theropod dinosaurs.
Help trace a line from dinosaurs to birds.
By the early part of 150 million years old, it's in the middle of the dinosaur period.
First, similar to modern species.
These were to share the skies with pterosaurs, and the fossil included an impression of a long tail with many vertebrae, for 70 million years.
Some modern birds have long tails, but they are made of feathers, with the tailbone being much reduced.
Modern birds have scales on their feet and legs, as well as shelled eggs, that reveal their reptilian ancestry.
There are similarities between the skull, feet, and hind leg bones.
In the same way that some herons fold their develops from a small pit in the skin, each feather head when hunting has a small pit in the skin.
When they are fishing, wings are put over their heads if a feather is lost.
The wings and a new one can be regrown later.
The feathers may have been used for flight.
The dinosaur-like features of Archaeopteryx lithographica included wings and feathers.
The dinosaur had feathers on its tail and wings.
An animal with a horny, toothless beak was called Confuciusornis sanctus.
The wing is supported by a modified fore limb.
Each feather has a hollow shaft that supports barbs and barbules that interlock with hooks to give the feather its form.
The bones of a pelican are hollow but have a honeycomb structure that gives them strength.
The warm temperature ensures rapid metabolism and an active metabolism.
Nine air sacs can be found in the birds production of adenosine triphosphate, which is needed to fuel.
Birds have two bones that contract when a bird inhales and a four-chambered heart.
The lungs are stationary and this type of circulatory system is exhales.
Air is more efficient at providing oxygen to the body by being constantly moved across the lungs during inhalation and the wings during flight.
Bird breathing is very efficient, but most birds eat insects or other small animals.
Bird reproduction is dependent on parental care.
Eggs need to be kept.
brooding by an adult lacking altogether in birds reduces the total mass of a bird, which is why some organs are reduced in size.
The males and females take turns brooding.
Birds have only one ovary and can't be fed or maintained.
Few eggs are carried by picking successful part.
As a result, they lay fewer eggs than ners is an important task, and birds often engage in complex reptile species.
Figure 55.21 shows the gonads of both males and females.
Most birds don't have a bladder.
Some people walk only on two legs, while others contribute up to 30% legs.
Birds have a body weight.
The flightless birds are the biggest departures from this body shape.
These birds have smaller wing bones, and the requires good vision, and bird vision is the best on the breastbone.
The penguins are also a part of the world.
Birds are arthropods.
The upper limbs of flightless birds are modified so that they are warmer than the human body's average swimming temperature.