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  1. 1. Arctic White wolfadaptations Arctic circleclaws = grip and killing prey live in Alaskan wildernesslong tails = balance live in sub zero temptershowl = communication andfrightening preylarge eyes = let in more lightbig ears = good hearingStrong Hearing = Communicate oververy long distancestwo layers of thick fur to keep itwarm
  2. 2. Python Regius AKA Ball PythonHabitat: Edge of Adaptations:Forestlands The Ball Python curls up in a ball to hide from predators.Range: Central and West They have an increased Jacobson’sAfrica organ which functions with the tongue so its can sense chemicals. They also shed their skin to avoid illness.
  3. 3. AdaptationFin shape: a dolphinstail goes up and downto help it dive up to getairTo help dolphins saveoxygen while they dive Ecosystem characteristicsunderwater, their heartbeats slower during a Live in the Atlantic oceandive and their blood is Feed on shrimp, squidsdiverted from other  mainly cold to warm temptersparts of the body to Salty waterstheir heart, lungs, andbrain.
  4. 4. Ecosystem Adaptations Characteristics • They Huddling Together to During Big Snow Storm to•Cold Climate ( Snow All SurvivalYear Long ) • Emperor Chicks Are Kept•Icy Environment with Warm And Safe UnderBlizzards Parents Brood Flap • Strong Bonds to Dive in Water With Icy In It
  5. 5. Flying Dragon Lizard (Draco Volans)  Draco Volans live mostly in dense forests and they originally cam from Asia & India  The Flying Dragon has a camouflage pattern to blend with tree bark so their prey and predators don’t see them.  These lizards have scent glands so they can mark 2-3 trees for themselves.  They glide from tree to tree to look for places to live or to find termites and ants to eat.
  6. 6. Adaptations oPseudo thumb is an extension from the wrist bone that helps pandas grasp bamboo. oExtra powerful jaws and strongEnvironment teeth helps crush tough bamboo.oBroadleaf and oEsophagus has a special liningconiferous that protects it from rips and tearsforests when the bamboo slides down theoElevations throat.from 5,000-10,000 feet JuliaoDensely DeVerepopulated with Period 4bamboo
  7. 7. By Josh HolcombHarbor seals live in the Northern Pacific, Harbor Seal Adaptationsand Atlantic Oceans Move hind flippers to move forward Use their front flippers to steerBetween 300,000-500,000 seals live A seals heart rate slows to 75-120 beats per minute to 4-6 beats per minute to conserve its oxygen A seal has a higher blood volume than land mammals therefore it can contain more oxygen in its blood Has a higher amount of myoglobin which prevents muscle oxygen deficiency Seals exhale before they dive because they store the oxygen in their blood and muscles when they dive Seals sleep vertically in the water so they can breath when necessary when they’re asleep They have a high metabolism which helps them generate body heat Information from
  8. 8. ECOSYSTEMCHARACTERISTICS ADAPTATIONS Spends most of its life in trees  Their bodies are rounded due to the capacity of their large and only comes on the ground intestines required to digest to move from one tree to eucalyptus leaves. another  Forepaws are well-adapted to gripping branches and picking Koalas inhabit a variety of eucalyptus leaves woodland habitats across  Tough textured skin on the soles mainland Australia. of their feet along with long sharp claws provide traction  Thick pad of fur on bottom which provides cushioning so koalas can sit comfortably on branches for many hours
  9. 9. Lynx Lynx is covered with beautiful thick fur that keeps them worm during frigid winters.The lynx lives is northern America either in Europe or Asia The lynx has sharp teeth to catch its prey. They hide the left over meet so that they don’t starve later on.
  10. 10. SNOW LEOPARDThe snow leopard lives in Adaptations:mountain forests at elevations •The snow leopards spotted fur canbetween 4,000-12,000 feet. In grow up to 1 inch in length on backthe winter they like to retreat to and 3 inches on stomach, thelower elevations. thickness of this fur keeps the animal warm in its cold environment and the spots camouflage the animal. •To help the animals balance while its climbing, the long tail is a huge factor, the tail also can be wrapped over the face when there is a freezing temperature. •The large and furry paws keep this animal warm and help provide padding against sharp rocks.
  11. 11. OCELOTAdaptations Where they liveKeen sight and hearing to hear South American rainand see prey at night forestPointed fangs to tear Brushland Sometimes as far through meat north as TexasOcelots can sit perfectly stillfor a half hour or morewaiting for unsuspecting prey.
  12. 12.  Environment- Killer whales inhabit all oceans of the world, although they are the most abundant in coastal in coastal waters 3 Adaptations- Adaptation1- Being a toothed whale The Orca, Killer Whale is a toothed whale with a total of 80 sharp teeth that allows it to be a efficient under water predator when it needs to catch other whales like, young blue whales Adaptation 2- Size The Orca, Killer Whale is the largest orca and sometimes called , “the wolf of the sea” with measurements of 27-33 feet in length this adaptation helps it because being the biggest whale of the ocean means there are no prey being able to eat it, which means it is on top the food chain and it will be able to survive longer Adaptation 3- Speed Orca Killer Whales are very fast swimmers. They can swim up to 30 mph which means they can have sudden bursts of speed which helps them to catch prey.
  13. 13. Strong swimmers - Polar bears can travel up to a speed of 10 kph - Have been known to swim continuously for 100 km - Enables them to catch prey Hollow fur - Traps air inside,Small and rounded ears - thus making the bear buoyant in water - The layer of airPrevents water from entering provides insulation betweenthe bears ears and freezing their warm bodies and thetheir eardrums, u see, big cold Arctic air and water -ears, more water! - Helps Insulation provided is lostconserve body warmth in sub- when fur is covered with oilzero temperatures
  14. 14. AdaptationsStingrays Its color helps to blend into the ocean floor so that when predators like sharks and bigger rays. Its tail is full of venom and is only used for defense but when a predator starts to attack it will stab its tail into them. Also in ancient times doctors used their venom as anesthetics. Their mouth which is located on its belly is used for easily collecting clams and mussels and oysters that their very sharp teeth can easily crack open. Stingrays like to live in warmer parts of the ocean anywhere from the Tropic of Cancer to the Tropic of Capricorn.
  15. 15. The Northern LynxAdaptations: Habitat:  Northern coniferous forests Can leap up to 10 meters because where thick snow is most of the of long legs year The tufts of fur on their ears let them hear up to greater distances  North America, Europe and Asia Thicker coat than most cats Big furry feet to help run through snow Short tail (longer tails have an increased chance of frostbite) Color for camouflage Good swimmers to catch fish other than land animals