This turtle has an exoskeleton. An exoskeleton supports and protects an animal from the outside such as a turtle’s shell.

This cactus is an example of a modified leaf of a plant. The spines of this cactus have adapted to protect the cactus and also to save water.

An organism that reproduces asexually is able to produce offspring without a mate, such as a strawberry plant. The offspring is a clone of the parent, and this results in minimal genetic variation in the species.

These worms are detritovores because they feed on organic waste and dead organic matter.

The vegetative part of this mushroom is the mycelium that consists of a mass of branching hyphae.