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Adaption

A characteristic that allows an organism to survive in its environment.

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What is a characteristic that allows an organism to survive in its environment?
 

Adaption

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Behavior

The way an organism acts or resonds to its environment.

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What is the way an organism acts or resonds to its environment?

Behavior

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Defense

How an organism protects its self from predators.

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What is how an organism protects its self from predators?

Defense

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Hibernation

A deep sleep that helps some animals survive the winter.

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What is a deep sleep that helps some animals survive the winter?

Hibernation

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Migration

To move to another region as the seasons change.

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What is it when animals move to another region as the seasons change?

Migration

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Camouflage

The ability to blend in with the surroundings.

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What is the ability to blend in with the surroundings?

Camouflage

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Instinct

A behavior that is not learned but already known.

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What is a behavior that is not learned but already known?

Instinct

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Mimicry

When an animal copies another animal.

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What is it when an animal copies another animal?
 

Mimicry

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Estivation

When an organism digs into mud or dirt to escape extreme heat.

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What is it called when an organism digs into mud or dirt to escape extreme heat?

Estivation

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What are three characteristics of birds?

1. ___________________________
2. ___________________________
3. ___________________________
 

1. Covered with feathers

2. Breathe with lungs

3. Hatch from eggs

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What is an animal with these 3 characteristics?

1. Covered with feathers

2. Breathe with lungs

3. Hatch from eggs
 

Bird

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What are three characteristics of amphibians?

1. ___________________________
2. ___________________________
3. ___________________________

1. Covered wtih smooth, moist skin

2. Breathe with gills, then lungs

3. Hatch from eggs

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What are three characteristics of fish?

1. ___________________________
2. ___________________________
3. ___________________________

1. Covered with scales

2. Breathe with gills

3. Most fish hatch

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What are three characteristics of reptiles?

1. ___________________________
2. ___________________________
3. ___________________________

1. Most have dry skin with scales

2. Breathe with lungs

3. Most hatch from eggs

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What are three characteristics of mammals?

1. ___________________________
2. ___________________________
3. ___________________________

1. Have fur

2. Breathe with lungs

3. Have live births

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What is learned behavior?

Behaviors that animals are taught to do by their parents or others.

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What is behaviors that animals are taught to do by their parents or others?

Learned Behavior

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An _____________________ is a characteristic that allows an organism to survive in its environment.

 

Give an example of this.

adaption

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An animal's __________________ is the way it acts or responds to its environment.

behavior

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A _____________________ is how an organism protects its self from predetors.

 

Give an example of this.

Defense

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A deep sleep that helps some animals survive the winter is called __________________.

 

Give an example of an animal that does this.

hibernation

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When an animal moves to another region as the seasons change, this is called ___________________.

 

Give an example of an animal that does this.

migration

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The ability to blend in with the surroundings is called ________________.

 

Give an example of how an animal does this.

camouflage

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What is an animal with the following characteristics?

1. Covered wtih smooth, moist skin

2. Breathe with gills, then lungs

3. Hatch from eggs
                                                        

Amphibians

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What is an animal with the following characteristics?

1. Covered with scales

2. Breathe with gills

3. Most fish hatch
 

Fish

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What is an animal with the following characteristics?

1. Most have dry skin with scales

2. Breathe with lungs

3. Most hatch from eggs
 

Reptile

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What is an animal with the following characteristics?

1. Have fur

2. Breathe with lungs

3. Have live births
 

Mammal