The photographs below illustrate the basic comparison of plant and animal
- Plant cells have a cell wall, but animal cells do not.
- Plant cells have chloroplasts, but animal cells do not.
- Plant cells generally have a more rectangular shape because the cell
wall is more rigid. Animal cells have a round or irregular shape because
they do not have a cell wall.
- Plants cells usually have one or more large vacuole(s), while animal
cells have smaller vacuoles, if any are present.
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