Animals are members of a group of biological organisms classified in taxonomy as the kingdom Animalia, based on certain shared characteristics. The word “animal” refers to all members of the kingdom Animalia, encompassing creatures as diverse as sponges, jellyfish, worms, insects, fishes, reptiles, amphibians, birds and mammals (including humans).In everyday non-scientific usage, the word animal is often used to refer only to non-human members of the kingdom Animalia.
The fluidity of the plasma membrane is maintained by the lipids present in the membrane such as phospholipids, glycolipids, and sterols. These lipids play a vital role in enhancing the flexibility and mechanical stability of the membrane. […]