Thursday, 20 September 2012


Endoskeleton or Internal Skeleton
An endoskeleton is a internal structure that holds an animal from inside. It is an internal supporting skeleton.
1. All vertebrates have an internal skeleton inside the body.
2. The internal skeleton is the endoskeleton.
3. Most vertebrates (mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians and fish) have an endoskeleton.
4. However, some fish such as sharks and rays, have an endoskeleton made of cartilage (cartilage is a strong flexible material that is also in our nose and ears).
5. Endoskeletons are made of bone and cartilage.
6. Function of Endoskeleton
  • Support body weight
  • Maintain body shape
  • Protects soft tissues and organs of body
  • aids movement

Welcome to give me other examples. Can you?


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