Animal Adaptations: Habitats and Survival

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What is an adaptation?

Which of the following is a type of adaptation?

What is mimicry adaptation?

Which of the following is an example of a structural adaptation?

What are biomes?

Which of the following is an example of a physiological adaptation?

Which type of adaptation is the ability to see in the dark?

What type of adaptation is the shape of a bird's beak an example of?

Which of the following is an example of mimicry adaptation?

What term describes communities of plants, animals, and soil organisms with similar climatic conditions on Earth?

Summary

  • Animals can survive in various environments due to adaptations, which are physical, behavioral, or physiological features that aid their survival.
  • Adaptations have developed through evolution, allowing animals to obtain food, stay safe, build homes, withstand weather, and attract mates.
  • Small desert rodents illustrate adaptations: nocturnal behavior, dark-adapted eyes, and water-retaining metabolism.
  • Adaptations include: bird beaks' shapes, finger shapes, fur color, fur thickness, and nose/ear shapes.
  • Mimicry adaptation involves an organism taking on the appearance of another to blend in or deceive, such as the hawkmoth imitating a dead leaf.
  • Biomes are defined by similar climatic conditions, encompassing communities of plants, animals, and soil organisms. (Also referred to as ecosystems.)

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Test your knowledge on how animals adapt to their environments in order to survive. Explore the different ways animals use their body parts, coverings, and behaviors to obtain food, build homes, and withstand weather.

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