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2 © A. Weinberg Have you ever wondered how animals are able to survive in the wild? Animals have certain adaptations that help them to survive.

3 © A. Weinberg Physical adaptations are body structures that allow an animal to find and consume food, defend itself, and to reproduce its species. Physical adaptations help an animal survive in its environment. Hey! Im a walking stick. I look just like a stick youd find on the ground. I am using disguise. © A. Weinberg

4 Physical adaptation Camouflage (use of color in a surrounding) The chameleon can change its color to match its surroundings. Can you do that?

5 © A. Weinberg Concealing Coloration Coloration and protective resemblance allow an animal to blend into its environment. Coloration and protective resemblance allow an animal to blend into its environment. Another word for this might be camouflage. Their camouflage makes it hard for enemies to single out individuals. Another word for this might be camouflage. Their camouflage makes it hard for enemies to single out individuals.

6 © A. Weinberg Frog (Concealing Coloration)

7 © A. Weinberg Fish (Concealing Coloration)

8 © A. Weinberg Moth (Concealing Coloration)

9 © A. Weinberg Alligator (Concealing Coloration)

10 © A. Weinberg Owl (Concealing Coloration)

11 © A. Weinberg Disruptive Coloration These creatures are colored so that their outline is broken up so that they will not stick out and be easily seen.

12 © A. Weinberg Zebra: Although it maybe easy for you to find the zebras, loins are color blind and only see stripes that look like tall grass. (Disruptive Coloration)

13 © A. Weinberg Disruptive Coloration

14 © A. Weinberg Disruptive Coloration

15 © A. Weinberg Disguise These creatures blend in with their surroundings usually by their body shape.

16 © A. Weinberg Leaf Insect

17 © A. Weinberg Stonefish

18 Cuttlefish

19 Grasshopper

20 Mimicry These creatures look like other animals who are more dangerous than themselves. The Viceroy butterfly uses mimicry to look like the Monarch butterfly. Can you tell them apart? Poisonous Not poisonous Physical adaptation Im the Monarch! Im the Viceroy!

21 © A. Weinberg Coral Snake and King Snake Red touches black, youre okay Jack. Red touches Yellow, youre a dead fellow.

22 © A. Weinberg Owl and Moth

23 © A. Weinberg Chemical defenses (like venom, ink, sprays) Physical adaptation

24 © A. Weinberg Snakes

25 Octopus

26 Box Jellyfish

27 © A. Weinberg Body coverings & parts (claws, beaks, feet, armor plates, skulls, teeth) Physical adaptations The elephants trunk is a physical adaptation that helps it to clean itself, eat, drink, and to pick things up.

28 © A. Weinberg Horns

29 Claws


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