Animal Adaptations - Yola

Animal Adaptations - Yola

Animal Adaptations Types of Adaptation Anything that helps an organism survive in its environment is an adaptation. It also refers to the ability of living things to adjust to different conditions within their environments.

Structural adaptation Protective coloration Mimicry Behaviour adaptations Migration Hibernation Structural adaptations A structural adaptation involves some part of an animal's body.

Teeth Body coverings Movement Protective Coloration Coloration and protective resemblance allow

an animal to blend into its environment. Another word for this might be camouflage. Their camouflage makes it hard for enemies to single out individuals. Mimicry Mimicry allows one animal to look, sound, or act like another animal to fool

predators into thinking it is poisonous or dangerous. Behaviour adaptations Behaviour adaptations include activities that help an animal survive. Behaviour adaptations can be learned or instinctive.

Social behaviour Behaviour for protection Migration This is when behavioural adaptation that involves an animal or group of animals moving from one region to another and then back again.

Animals migrate for different reasons. better climate better food safe place to live safe place to raise young go back to the place they were born.

Hibernation This is deep sleep in which animals body temp droops, body activities are slowed to conserve energy. E.g. Bats, woodchucks & bears.

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