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Definition a group of animals or plants that are similar — typically identified as a group because they can procreate together (reproduce new members of the group)
  • It is an endangered species.
species = a group of similar animals or plants
  • It is thought that there are over 20,000 species of ants.
  • species = groups of similar lifeforms
  • Darwin published his theory in a book entitled The Origin of the Species.
  • species = a group of similar animals or plants
  • Costa Rica had three times as many species of birds as all of North America.
    Michael Crichton  --  Jurassic Park
  • species = a similar group of animals or plants whose members can interbreed
  • As Kya watched, some females signed dot, dot, dot, dash, flying a zigzag dance, while others flashed dash, dash, dot in a different dance pattern. The males, of course, knew the signals of their species and flew only to those females.
    Delia Owens  --  Where the Crawdads Sing
  • species = similar group of living organisms whose members can interbreed
  • He doesn't belong to a species clever enough to split the atom but not clever enough to live in peace with itself.
    John Steinbeck  --  Travels with Charley
  • species = a similar group of animals or plants
  • when ... we weigh the pros and cons we are no less a credit to our species.
    Samuel Beckett  --  Waiting for Godot
  • species = a similar group of animals
  • The other was devoted to a tree diagram of all the various species of animals.
    Jostein Gaarder  --  Sophie's World
  • species = a similar group of animals or plants
  • Remedies are very various, very uncertain, and differ with the species inflicting the bite.
    Johann Wyss  --  The Swiss Family Robinson
  • species = a similar group of animals or plants
  • It also said that an average of seventy-four species of insects, plants, and animals become extinct every day.
    Nicole Krauss  --  The History of Love
  • species = a similar group of animals or plants
  • They crowd out every other species,
    Scott Westerfeld  --  Uglies
  • species = types of animals or plants
  • the fishermen called all the fish of that species tuna and only distinguished among them by their proper names when they came to sell them
    Ernest Hemingway  --  The Old Man and the Sea
  • species = a similar group of animals or plants
  • Charles Darwin. Remember him? That big book from the library. The Origin of the Species.
    Athol Fugard  --  Master Harold...and the Boys
  • species = a similar group of animals or plants
  • Although a slightly smaller plant, wild sweet pea looks so much like wild potato that even expert botanists sometimes have trouble telling the species apart.
    Jon Krakauer  --  Into the Wild
  • species = a similar group of animals or plants
  • No one can own the species called "corn."
    Michael Pollan  --  The Omnivore's Dilemma
  • species = a similar group of animals or plants
  • He identified some odd species, then stepped back, watching her.
    Delia Owens  --  Where the Crawdads Sing
  • species = a similar group of animals or plants identified as separate from others because they can interbreed with each other
  • August was late for mushrooms, but Cypress Cove was cool and moist, so perhaps she could find the rare species again.
    Delia Owens  --  Where the Crawdads Sing
  • species = a similar group of animals or plants identified as separate from others because they can interbreed with each other
  • To avoid such injuries, inseminators of some species compete in less violent, more creative methods.
    Delia Owens  --  Where the Crawdads Sing
  • species = a similar group of animals whose members can interbreed
  • Each grass species has a different flower or inflorescence.
    Delia Owens  --  Where the Crawdads Sing
  • species = a similar group of plants identified as separate from others because pollinate each other
  • Exquisite minutiae beyond any guidebook or knowledge of the esteemed ecology group. The smallest specifics on which a species spins.
    Delia Owens  --  Where the Crawdads Sing
species = a similar group of animals or plants whose members can interbreed

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