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1

What is migration?

Where animals like birds move somewhere warm for more food.

2

Describe the adaptation of the snowshoe hair that allows it to escape its predator; the canadian lynx.

White fur in winter to camouflage into snow.

Fur turns reddish brown in summer to help them blend into rocks and earth.

3

How do animals cope with the changing seasons.

4

How do trees cope with the changing seasons.

Grow rapidly in spring when it is wet and warm

Lose leaves in winter and grow less when conditions are not as ideal.

 

5

What does this graph show?

A predator-prey relationship.

When predator population goes down; prey population goes up.

When prey population goes up; predator population goes back up.

More predators eat the prey; prey goes down again.

and the cycle continues.

6

How do fallen leaves help plants in the winter?

They provide a layer of insulation to keep the plants warm.

This saves energy.

7

When a predator feeds on only one type of prey so the population of the predator depends ont he population of the prey we call this...

interdepenence

8

What is hibernation?

where animals such as bears find somewhere to sleep for the winter.

9

What is interdependence?

When a predator feeds on only one type of prey so the population of the predator depends ont he population of the prey.