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Animal-like Protists

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    Animal-like protists are single-celled heterotrophs. These protists are also mobile. 

    Animal-like protists are sometimes called protozoa

    Mobility is through one of the following:

    Some animal-like protists cause disease. 

    • Malaria is caused by Plasmodium
    • Giardia is caused by Giardia