mswang: What kingdom do birds belong to?
A: We all wrote "Birds".
mswang: Huh? Birds are animals! Kingdom Animalia!
Range of animals. Got birds and insects one also leh.
B: Oh, I always thought only mammals are animals.
mswang: Argh. Birds ARE animals! Excuse me, how about flies? Are they animals?
Housefly, Drosophila melanogaster
A: No lah.
mswang: OMG =XX of course they are! They eat, they move, they shit!
A: But so do fungi!
mswang: Fungi!! Fungi don't eat! They don't move! They don't shit!
Have you ever seen a mushroom shit??
A: But fungi eat what. They eat the stuff they make themselves.
mswang: Nononononono. Plants also make use of food they make themselves..
Peacefully photosynthesizing plant palisade on petiole.
B: So plants are animals??
Tell me, tell me, how to not bang head??