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Investigation 8 2 2008 Investigation 8 2 2008 Presentation Transcript

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  • Adaptation Any structure or behavior of an organism that increases its chances of surviving and reproducing
  • Behavioral Adaptations
    • Changes an organism makes in its behaviors/actions
    • Examples include:
      • Migration
      • Hibernation
      • Nocturnal feeding
      • Nesting together
  • Structural Adaptations
    • Changes to an organisms structure
        • Examples include
          • Long necks of giraffes
          • Webbed feet
          • Sharp claws
          • Striped fur
          • Long legs
  • Protective Coloration
    • Form of structural adaptation
    • Allows animal to blend in with its environment
    • Also known as camouflage
  • Mimicry
    • Allows one animal to look like, sound, or act like another animal to fool predators into thinking it is poisonous or dangerous
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  • How has the octopus adapted? Which of these are structural? Which are behavioral?
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  • Reflection page 48
    • Creatively illustrate your understanding of both behavioral and structural adaptations