Predator/Prey Relationship- an interaction between 2 animals where one kills and eats the other Predator- an animal that has specific adaptations for catching and eating other animals Prey- an animal that has specific adaptations to avoid being caught Predator Prey Relationships
*Thick mane helps male look bigger and protects the throat. *Tan coat color camouflages animal in scrub. *Eyes in front allow for depth perception and ability to judge distances when stalking or ambushing prey. *Rough tongue designed to peel skin of prey animal away from flesh, and flesh from bone. *Resonating roar used to warn intruders of territorial boundaries and to communicate with other members of the group Lion Adaptations that help it catch it’s prey
Zebra adaptations to protect against predators * The stripes are believed to confuse the predators and allows it to hide in the tall grass. * Zebra’s eyes are set far back almost on the sides of head. This allows them to see in front of them and on the sides *Zebra’s use their hooves to kick predators. *Zebra’s travel in herds. *Zebra’s ears are large and can rotate to pick up sounds from many directions
Defense Strategies A specific adaptation that helps an organism avoid being eaten by another animal. Plants and animals can have multiple defense strategies. Example-camouflage, warning colors, chemical defense, threat display, false coloring, mimicry, protective coverings and behavioral defense.
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