Taxonomy

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Taxonomy is the biological classification of organisms, either extinct or alive. They are organised in this order: Kingdon, Phylum, Class, Order, Family, Species. For example, a Sea Otter (Enhydra lutris[1]) belongs to the Mustelidae Family, and its Genus is Enhydra with its Species being Lutris.


  1. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/Taxonomy/Browser/wwwtax.cgi?id=34882
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