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7.01 Are Arthropods Successful?

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  • 7.01 Are Arthropods Successful?<p><span style="font-size: 16px;">Watch the video, <a href="https://youtu.be/puKoq5fzyAg">What is an Arthropod</a>, before taking part in the discussion below.</span></p> <p><iframe src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/puKoq5...g?wmode=opaque" width="560" height="315" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen=""></iframe></p> <p><span style="font-size: 16px;">Generally we say a population is successful if the population has high sustainable numbers. Arthropods are not only the largest phylum of invertebrates, they are also the largest phylum of the animal kingdom. </span></p> <p><span style="font-size: 16px;">About 80% of all animal species living on Earth today are arthropods. What do you think accounts for their success?</span></p>