Animal Adaptations Question Preview (ID: 54084)

Vocab Quiz.

a type of thumb that can move around, touch other fingers, and grasp things
a) movable thumb
b) opposable thumb
c) bendable thumb
d) flexible thumb

A spiny mammal with a long nose and big claws found mostly in Australia. It likes to eat insects using its long tongue and to bury itself underground.
a) echidna
b) sloth
c) armadillo
d) lobster

A pattern, color or shape that helps a living thing blend into its environment. It is usually used to help prey avoid predators or for predators not to be seen by prey.
a) opposable thumbs
b) camouflage
c) adaptation
d) biomimicry

An animal that is eaten by other animals
a) environment
b) predatory
c) prey
d) carnivore

A slow-moving mammal found in tropical forests that hang from trees and eat mostly leaves
a) sloth
b) chimpanzee
c) armadillo
d) snake

An animal that eats other animals
a) prey
b) predator
c) adaptation
d) herbivore

includes everything living and nonliving in an area
a) adaptation
b) camouflage
c) environment
d) echidna

A mammal that is covered in armor made of bony plates. They are usually the size of a small dog and some can roll into a ball to protect themselves.
a) sloth
b) echidna
c) predator
d) armadillo

A characteristic of a living thing that helps it survive in its environment.
a) environment
b) adaptation
c) predator
d) camouflage

which of these are non-living things found in an environment?
a) grass, trees, animals
b) rocks, soil, water
c) rocks, grass, water
d) soil, water, trees

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