5.10AB Adaptations & Traits
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a group of similar organisms that can reproduce
making something new
Any characteristic that helps a plant or animal survive in a specific environment
The role an organism plays in its environment
Characteristics that blend in with the surrounding environment and increase chances of survival
The resemblance of an organism to another or to its surroundings that gives it a better chance of survival
The seasonal movement of animals from one place to another
When an animal becomes still in an enclosed space and reduces bodily functions to save energy
An organism that hunts and feeds on another organism
An animal that is hunted as food
the natural home or environment of an animal, plant, or other organism.
inherited physical trait
A physical characteristic that is passed from parents to offspring.
a behavior that has been learned from experience or observation
acquired physical trait
A trait that one is not born with but that is gained due to lifestyle or environment.
A behavior that an organism is born with that is passed from its parents.