Examples of physical and behavioral adaptations that allow plants and animals to survive in some of the most challenging habitats on Earth.
- Animals and plants survive in diverse habitats because of adaptations.
- They form physical and behavioral characteristics to suit their environment.
- New characteristics appear when genes mutate and pass to the next generation in a process called evolution.
- Species unable to adapt become extinct.
Animals and plants are found in diverse habitats all over the planet.
Organisms thrive in particular habitats because of adaptation.
An adaptation is a physical or behavioral characteristic that has developed over time to allow an organism to better survive in its own environment.
In the hot desert, cactus plants store water in ...
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