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Adaptation of animals

Animal Adaptations

This is a digital story that explains how certain animals have body and behaviour adaptations that help them survive in their specific habitat.

Adaptation in animals | Biology - Life Lessons

Suitable for teaching 7-11s. How do animals adapt to suit their environments? We look at a selection of animals including the Texas blind salamander, three t...


Find pictures of different animals in their habitats:

- desert: desert snake, fennec fox, camel...

- rainforest: squirrel monkey, red-eyed tree frog,...

- ocean: sea turtle, dolphin,... 

- polar: penguin, arctic fox, polar bear...


What are the challenges in each of the habitats and how have the animals that live there adapted to survive? Try to name at least three useful adaptations for each animal and explain the survival advantage they provide.