Biology 2010 Student Edition

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 9780133669510
ISBN 13: 978-0-13366-951-0

Chapter 28, Animal Systems II - Assessment - 28.3 Reproduction - Understand Key Concepts/Think Critically - Page 835: 18



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Option b. is incorrect. Viviparous animals get nutrients from within the mother's body during gestation. Option c. is incorrect. Ovoviviparous animals develop within the mother's body but are nourished by a yolk sac and not from nutrients from the water. Option d. is incorrect. There is no such thing as "nonviparous." Option a. is correct. Oviparous animals lay eggs so that their young develop outside the mother's body.
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