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What animal has an exoskeleton?

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Answered 2013-07-27 19:58:20

An arthropod is an animal that has an exoskeleton.

Specifically, an arthropod is recognizable by its external skeleton, jointed legs and segmented body. Examples include crustaceans and insects. The larger-sized external skeleton of mollusks tends to be called a shell.

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