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Types of Adaptation <ul><li>Anything that helps an organism survive in its environment is an  adaptation.   </li></ul><ul>...
Structural adaptations <ul><li>A  structural adaptation  involves some part of an animal's body. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Tee...
Protective Coloration <ul><li>Coloration  and  protective resemblance  allow an animal to blend into its environment.   </...
Mimicry <ul><li>Mimicry  allows one animal to look, sound, or act like another animal to fool predators into thinking it i...
Behavior adaptations <ul><li>Behavior adaptations  include activities that help an animal survive.   </li></ul><ul><li>Beh...
Migration <ul><li>Animals migrate for different reasons.   </li></ul><ul><ul><li>better climate  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><l...
Hibernation <ul><li>This is deep sleep in which animal’s body temp droops, body activities are slowed to conserve energy. ...
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  • Animal Adaptations I

    1. 1. Animal Adaptations Powerpoint hosted on www. worldofteaching .com Please visit for 100’s more free powerpoints
    2. 2. Types of Adaptation <ul><li>Anything that helps an organism survive in its environment is an adaptation.  </li></ul><ul><li>It also refers to the ability of living things to adjust to different conditions within their environments.  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Structural adaptation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Protective coloration </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Mimicry   </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Behaviour adaptations </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Migration </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Hibernation </li></ul></ul>
    3. 3. Structural adaptations <ul><li>A structural adaptation involves some part of an animal's body. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Teeth </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Body coverings    </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Movement </li></ul></ul>
    4. 4. Protective Coloration <ul><li>Coloration and protective resemblance allow an animal to blend into its environment.  </li></ul><ul><li>Another word for this might be camouflage.  Their camouflage makes it hard for enemies to single out individuals.   </li></ul>
    5. 5. Mimicry <ul><li>Mimicry allows one animal to look, sound, or act like another animal to fool predators into thinking it is poisonous or dangerous.   </li></ul>
    6. 6. Behavior adaptations <ul><li>Behavior adaptations include activities that help an animal survive.  </li></ul><ul><li>Behaviour adaptations can be learned or instinctive. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Social behaviour   </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Behaviour for protection   </li></ul></ul>
    7. 7. Migration <ul><li>Animals migrate for different reasons.  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>better climate </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>better food </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>safe place to live </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>safe place to raise young </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>go back to the place they were born. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>This is when behavioral adaptation that involves an animal or group of animals moving from one region to another and then back again.  </li></ul>
    8. 8. Hibernation <ul><li>This is deep sleep in which animal’s body temp droops, body activities are slowed to conserve energy. </li></ul><ul><li>E.g. Bats, woodchucks & bears. </li></ul>
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