Introduction

Invertebrates, or animals without backbones, inhabit the Earth's land, sea, and air. Invertebrates make up over 90 percent of all animal species. Each of these animals has a specific role in nature, but their importance is often overlooked. How many official state animal symbols are invertebrates?

Your mission, if you choose to accept, is to investigate this injustice and propose changes and recommendations to your state officials.