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Unit 11

Adaptation, Behaviors, and Traits

Animal behavior that develops from observation or instruction rather than being passed down by heredity. Learned behavior
An inborn pattern of behavior that is characteristic of a species and is often a response to specific environmental stimulus. Instinct behavior
A characteristic that is passed from parents to offspring during reproduction. Inherited trait
A characteristic of an organism. Trait
An innate, typically fixed pattern of behavior in animals in response to certain stimuli. Instincts
The way in which an animal or person acts in response to a particular situation or stimulus. Behavior
New organisms that come from parents that have reproeduced Offspring
The passing of traits from parent to offspring during reproduction. Heredity
Any characteristic that help a plant or animal survive. Adaptation
To move usually periodically from one region or climate to another for feeding or breeding. Migration
The resemblance of an organism to another organism or to its surroundings that gives it a better chance of survival. Mimicry
Characteristics that blend in with the surrounding environment that increase chances of survival. Camouflage
A long period of inactivity that is like sleeping Hibernation
Created by: merrittscience