Animal Adaptations Types of Adaptation пЃ® пЃ® Anything that helps an organism survive in its environment is an adaptation. It also refers to the ability of living things to adjust to different conditions within their environments. пЃ® пЃ® пЃ® пЃ® пЃ® пЃ® Structural adaptation Protective coloration Mimicry Behaviour adaptations Migration Hibernation Structural adaptations пЃ® A structural adaptation involves some part of an animal's body. пЃ® пЃ® пЃ® Teeth Body coverings Movement Protective Coloration пЃ® пЃ® 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. Mimicry пЃ® Mimicry allows one animal to look, sound, or act like another animal to fool predators into thinking it is poisonous or dangerous. Behaviour adaptations пЃ® пЃ® Behaviour adaptations include activities that help an animal survive. Behaviour adaptations can be learned or instinctive. пЃ® пЃ® Social behaviour Behaviour for protection Migration пЃ® пЃ® Animals migrate for This is when behavioral adaptation different reasons. that involves an пЃ® better climate animal or group of animals moving from пЃ® better food one region to another пЃ® safe place to live and then back again. пЃ® safe place to raise young пЃ® go back to the place they were born. Hibernation пЃ® пЃ® This is deep sleep in which animalвЂ™s body temp droops, body activities are slowed to conserve energy. E.g. Bats, woodchucks & bears. This powerpoint was kindly donated to www.worldofteaching.com http://www.worldofteaching.com is home to over a thousand powerpoints submitted by teachers. This is a completely free site and requires no registration. Please visit and I hope it will help in your teaching.