B2 - Species

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What is a species?
A group of organisms which can interbreed to produce fertile offspring.
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What are some problems with classifying organisms into species?
Asexual reproduction (organism reproduces by making a copy of itself), Hybrids (If you breed a male from one species and a female from another), Evolution (organisms change overtime).
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What is the binomal system?
Each species is given a two part latin name, first part refering to its genus, and second to the species.
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Is it possible to breed lions and tigers together?
Yes
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Give an example of the binomal system...
Humans = **** sapiens / Lions = Panthera leo
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What are some problems with classifying organisms into species?

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Asexual reproduction (organism reproduces by making a copy of itself), Hybrids (If you breed a male from one species and a female from another), Evolution (organisms change overtime).

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What is the binomal system?

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Is it possible to breed lions and tigers together?

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Give an example of the binomal system...

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