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Animal Responses

Animal Responses & Behaviors

The process by which animals reduce body activities to avoid extreme temperatures. Hibernation
An animal that controls its temperature internally Endotherm
An animal which controls its temperature through external means. Ectotherm
A protective coloration to help an animal to blend in and survive in its environment. Camouflage
A response to moisture loss, provides protection for the eye. Blinking
The ability of an organism to give off light. Bioluminescence
A characteristic that helps an organism survive in its environment. Adaptation
A weaker animal copies another organism’s characteristics to warn off predators. Mimicry
The process of traveling in response to seasonal changes for the purpose of feeding and reproduction. Migration
The evaporation of water from an animal’s mouth to get rid of excess heat. Panting
The reaction to a stimulus. Response
Losing extra fur or hair during warm weather. Shedding
An involuntary response to a drop in the temperature of air in contact with your body. Shivering
Any action that gets a reaction. Stimulus
A response to a warm environment in which you shed moisture through the pores of your skin. Sweating
Created by: JSkardon