Origin of vertebrate
OTHER WORDS FROM vertebratenon·ver·te·brate, adjective, nounsub·ver·te·brate, noun, adjectiveun·ver·te·brate, adjective
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Indigenous lands in Canada, Brazil and Australia had similar, or slightly higher, levels of vertebrate diversity than non-Indigenous protected areas in the same countries.
“I don´t know of papers that have reported on traps built by spiders specifically for capturing vertebrates.”These spiders may sew leaves into fake shelters to lure frogs to their doom|Jake Buehler|January 4, 2021|Science News
Converting these largely natural habitats, collectively about the size of India, would squeeze more than 17,000 vertebrate species from some of their lands, researchers report December 21 in Nature Sustainability.Clearing land to feed a growing human population will threaten thousands of species|Jonathan Lambert|December 21, 2020|Science News
The researchers analyzed 14,000 vertebrate populations across the world and found that previously accepted worldwide declines in wildlife could be attributed to a few outlier populations.Wildlife conservation works, and vertebrates have the numbers to prove it|Rachael Zisk|December 1, 2020|Popular-Science
Additionally, the group of biologists from the Natural History Museum in London found that frogs have the biggest eyes of any vertebrate animal in relation to their body size.What hundreds of pickled frog carcasses can tell us about their enormous eyes|María Paula Rubiano A.|October 1, 2020|Popular-Science
Then in the Cambrian era, around 570 million years ago, recognizably complex animal life evolved, including vertebrate ancestors.Why Did It Take So Long For Complex Life To Evolve On Earth? Blame Oxygen.|Matthew R. Francis|November 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Some 28 percent of the vertebrate species red-listed by the International Union for Conservation of Nature live there.
It's so typical of everything we've seen of this semi-vertebrate.
Two other structures common to most of the vertebrate animals exist in man, though they render him little or no service.Man And His Ancestor|Charles Morris
It is a plantigrade circumflex vertebrate bacterium that hasnt any wings and is uncertain.
Plantigrade circumflex vertebrate bacterium that hasnt any wings and is uncertain.
The vertebrate animals deserve more of our attention than other forms of life because man himself is a vertebrate.
The illustration here given shows the effect of nicotine upon a fish, one of the vertebrate animals.