• Kingdom Protista includes all eukaryotes that are not animals, plants, or fungi.
  • It consists of both single-celled and multicellular organisms.
  • There are thought to be between 60,000 and 200,000 protist species, and many have yet to be identified.
  • Some protists are responsible for a range of serious human diseases, such as malaria and sleeping sickness.
  • Protists can look very different from each other, and some are tiny and unicellular, like an amoeba.
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