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Vocabulary # 18

Inherited Traits and Learned Behaviors (1)

traits features of an organism which can be used to help describe the organism
inherited traits characteristics of an organism passed down from parent to offspring
offspring new organisms produced by reproduction of parent organisms
cloven hooves a hard animal hoof which is split into two toes
prairie an ecosystem with warm and cold seasons in which the main plants are grasses and shrubs
aquatic animals animals that live in the water most or all of the time
webbed feet feet with skin connecting the toes
adaption a change an organisms undergoes in order to survive
learned behaviors behaviors that are learned
hibernation a state of deep sleep
migration the seasonal movement of animals from one place to another
dormancy a period of the life of an organism when growth and development temporarily stops
life cycle the stages of development of and organism as it grows into an adult
instinctive behaviors behaviors that are inherited
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