Study Guide

Animal Reproduction Topics

Basics of Reproduction

As depressing as it seems, all animals will eventually die. Well, unless we find a way to turn...

Gametes

From here on, we're going to focus on the world of sexual reproduction. To do that, we'll discuss...

Courtship

Creating gametes is just the beginning of sexual reproduction. Gametes are useless without their...

Fertilization

Okay, so now we know how gametes are made AND how mates are selected. Now, we can finally move on...

Early Development

Once the gametes have successfully fused, the embryo can begin to develop. The length of time...

Birth and Hatching

When the oviparous embryo is fully developed, it will hatch from its egg into the environment....

Common Mistakes

Haploid vs. Diploid. This is a crucial concept in genetics. You can remember Diploid is Double of...

Test Your Knowledge

1) The need to reproduce is called a___________.  a. law of reproductionb. biological...