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Adaptation voc.

science voc.

Adaptation an inherited trait that helps a species survive in its environment.
Physical Characteristics a feature of an animal that is primarily (mostly) sensory; a trait
Acquired Trait A learned trait (ie. language). It is a result of our environment.
Adapt Development of physical and behavioral characteristics that allow organisms to survive and reproduce in their habitats.
Ancestor a parent organism from which an offspring descended
Bipedal Walking upright(on two feet)
Estivation Similiar to hibernation(shorter duration)
Evolution The process by which life forms change over a number of generations
Extinct No longer existing
Gene basic unit of heredity
Hibernation Sleep like state during which breathing and heart rates slow down
Inherited Passed on genetically or received from an ancestor
Inherited Trait Characteristic resulting from an organism interaction with the environment.
migration movement from one place to another for different part of the year
physiological adaption an adaption that involves a body parts job of controlling a life process
primates an order of mammals in the animal kingdom
territory space that an animal defends or protects against other animals of its own kind.
Created by: Mikeysims