THE KANGAROO’S LONG LEGS The Kangaroo’s long legs is a Structural adaptation, meaning – relating to an it’s shape, size or structure. The adaptation is the long legs of the kangaroo, which allow it to move agilely and rapidly without using much energy, through Australia’s harsh land conditions. The adaptation helps the kangaroo get away from any oncoming predators, and conserve energy while hopping for any purpose.
The Cactus’ Spikes The adaptation is structural, because the spikes relate to the cactus’ shape, but it can also be behavioural, determined by the following information. The adaptation is the cactus’ large spikes, which scientists think have been developing over hundreds of years. The adaptation helps the cacti to survive by; Somewhat shading it from the sun, and keeping the internal heat to a minimum. The spikes protect the cactus from herbivores because it is difficult to chew. The spines also channel the infrequent rains to the base of the plant.