Thursday, 20 September 2012

Exoskeleton


Exoskeleton or External Skeleton

An exoskeleton is a hard covering that supports and protects the bodies of some types of animals. 
An exoskeleton is the external skeleton that supports and protects an animal's body

1. Most invertebrates, such as insects, crabs, lobsters and snail, have a hard covering on the outside of their body.
2. The hard covering is the external skeleton or exoskeleton.
3. The exoskeleton has the following functions
            a.         maintaining their shape
            b.         supporting their bodies
            c.         protecting their organs
            d.         aiding movement



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