Order (biology) facts for kids
Examples of orders
- Carnivora is the order of meat-eating mammals. The cat family, dog family and bear family are in this order.
- Rodents are an order. Rats and mice are in one family. Squirrels belong in another family.
- Pine trees are an order. This order includes the cypress and yew families.
Some orders, such as the pigeons, have only one family.
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