Examine animal developmental stages (Pathway I.B.1)

Examine Developmental Stages

Prenatal development of animals includes several stages. The stages in development take on distinctive, unique features as the embryo develops.

Life Cycle

The life cycle is defined as the developmental stages that occur during an organism’s lifetime. Animals have three basic stages during a fertilized egg , immature, juvenile, and adult.

Gestational Length

The length of time that an animal is pregnant.