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|What is an adaptation?
|It is any body structure or behavioral response that helps an animal survive
|What are the 2 ways in which animals hide from predators?
|Camouflage and Mimicry
|What is camouflage?
|It is when an animal's skin color changes to match or matches the surroundings
|What is mimicry?
|It is when an animal copies the appearance of or looks like something else.
|What are the 3 types of Camouflage?
|Changing skin color, Skin matching environment and Response to weather.
|What are some animals that exhibit camouflage?
|Chameleons, octopuses, sea horses...
|What are some animals that exhibit mimicry?
|Viceroy and Monarch butterflies. Coral and King snakes.
|What are some adaptations that animals use to cause painful attacks?
|Horns, Claws, Quills , Stingers, Venom...
|What are some adaptations that help animals prevent direct attacks?
|Change in size, Shells, Emitting smells, Body fluids...
|What are some adaptations that help animals flee?
|Body design, Sensory organs, Legs, Wings or lightweight skeleton
|What are some adaptations that help animals dig or tunnel?
|Paws and toenails
|What are some examples of grouping?
|herds, packs, colonies, schools
|What is disruptive coloration?
|Animal coloration that confuses predators and they cannot tell one animal apart from another in the herd.
|What are some adaptations that animals have for movement?
|legs, feet and arms, tails, fins, wings, body design, skeleton
|What are some adaptations that animals have to obtain resources?
|beaks, teeth, flexible jaws, tongues, tube-shaped parts, tentacles, pincers, claws, fangs, filter feeding, bulk feeding
|What is filter feeding?
|Animals feed by straining suspended matter and food particles from water.
|What is bulk feeding?
|Animals feed by eating pieces of other organisms or swallow them whole.