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inherited traits that help a species survive.
something an animal does instinctively that helps it survive.
adaptations that help an animal blend in with its surroundings to avoid being seen.
when an animal is in an inactive state that helps it survive harsh conditions.
an animal's home.
characteristics of an animal that are passed down from its parents.
inherited behaviors animals are born knowing how to do.
things that are taught rather than inherited.
to move from one area or climate to another to breed or find food.
an adaptation in which a harmless animal resembles a dangerous animal to fool predators.
the process in which animals that are best adapted to their environment survive and have babies with similar traits.
animals that eat other animals.
an animal that is eaten by other animals.
a physical trait that helps an animal survive.
a characteristic of an animal.
the differences found among members of the same species.