How do animals adapt to harsh conditions?

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Evolution. Over hundreds of years animals will change to adapt to there surroundings.
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How do animals adapt?

Animals adapt to many different things and for many different reasons. They mostly adapt to the environment or they adapt physically. Animals can also adapt to different environments by natural selection, a process in which only the strongest animals can survive. Then, those who have survived can (MORE)

How do the kung people adapt to the harsh environment of the desert?

1.Archaeological records indicate that hunter gatherers have lived in southern Africa for thousands of years (Shostak, 1981). Around two thousand years ago, the Bantu-speaking population began to migrate into the !Kung territory, bringing with them a much different way of life. Over the centuries th (MORE)

What animals have adapted?

Every animal that is alive today has adapted.. many people believe different things the main cause is due to habitat and feeding conditions like bats have no sight but use high pitch noises to see where they are flying it is called sonar many other animals and machinary also use this method like ra (MORE)

What animals adapt and how?

All animals adapt through the process of evolution via natural selection and random mutation. Some animals have a central nervous system highly developed enough to learn and thus adapt on-the-fly to their environment as well.

How do animals adapt to winter conditions?

Animals adapt to the winter by hibernating. For example,bears and leopard frogs hibernate. They eat all summer and in the winter they sleep. Another way of adapting is to migrate . For example, butterflies,whales,and birds migrate. To illustrate, butterflies migrate to mexico when it is cold and (MORE)

What is animal adaptation?

All animals live in habitats. Habitats provide food, water, andshelter which animals need to survive, but there is more tosurvival than just the habitat. Animals also depend on theirphysical features to help them obtain food, keep safe, build homes,withstand weather, and attract mates. These physica (MORE)

How do bacteria survive harsh conditions?

They form an endospore. An endospore is a thick cell wall that helps protect them. Endospores enable bacteria to lie dormant for extended periods of time when the environment is unfavorable (such as extreme temperatures, radiation, extreme pH levels, extreme pressures and harmful chemical agents) (MORE)

How are animals and plants adapted to the rainforest condition?

Plants that live in the rainforest have adapted in amazing ways to several very difficult conditions. This means that the plant has changed something in its "body" or "habits" (the things that it does) to make it easier to survive in difficult conditions. There are several conditions they have had (MORE)

How are cactus' able to live under such harsh conditions?

Cacti have adapted to extremely arid and/or semi-arid hot environments. They show a wide range of features which conserve water. Their stems have adapted to become photosynthetic and succulent, while the leaves have become the spines for which cacti are well known. The bodies of many (MORE)

How was the harsh condition reaching the Oregon Trail?

Very harsh. Pioneer journals describe crossing flooded rivers and having whole wagons getting washed down river and how they lost everything. They write about the sickness, death, and heat. How, when going over the mountain passes, the wagons would go over a cliff and they would loose family members (MORE)

How do people adapt to living in the harsh environment of the Sahara Desert?

Wear loose clothing and less layers. the houses that are builtshould be cool. and do different activities. During the midday sunpeople generally stay sheltered and have a siesta. If they go outin the day they cover up with loose clothes to keep themselvesshaded cool. why do you want to live there an (MORE)

What is animals adaptation?

Animal adaption is where an animal changes say its body structure or eating habbits depending on its envoiroment eg: weather or human interference.

How harsh were the conditions at breitenau concentration camp?

In the eyes of the Nazis, the deaf were of "minor value". The assumption that deafness was a "hereditary disease" lead to forced sterilization. Breitenau was a Nazi education and labor camp established in June 1933 in Germany. It was located in Guxhagen, ca. 15 km south of Kassel and was built aroun (MORE)

By forming this structure some bacteria can survive harsh condition?

They form an endospore. An endospore is a thick cell wall that helps protect them. Endospores enable bacteria to lie dormant for extended periods of time when the environment is unfavorable (such as extreme temperatures, radiation, extreme pH levels, extreme pressures and harmful chemical agents) (MORE)

What do animals have to do to adapt?

Animals adapt in several ways to a changing environment. Some have changes in fur color and weight depending on the season, so that they are camouflaged from predators. Some (ie. bears) eat berries and other plant materials when small prey are not available. Others hibernate when food is scarce, and (MORE)

Do Koala bears have harsh living conditions?

Koalas, which are not bears at all, do not necessarily have harsh living conditions, althoug it is true that they sometimes endure terrible heatwaves in southern Australia, which often lead to devastating bushfires. It lives mostly within the temperate zones. Its habitat is eucalypt woodland and (MORE)

How have the Adelie Penguins adapted the the harsh conditions in Antarctica?

"Adelie Penguins, like the other three penguin types that breed onAntarctica's beaches, increase their body warmth by basking in the(usually) 24-hour sun, or by retreating to liquid water, which isalways warmer than the ambient Antarctic air. The home of all penguins is sea water, and that's where t (MORE)

How does the Western Grey Kangaroo adapt to the harsh Australian climate?

Western Grey Kangaroos are uniquely adapted to survive life in Australia, a country that suffers frequent droughts. . The mother kangaroo spends most of her adult life pregnant, but in drought times, she has the ability to indefinitely "freeze" the development of the young embryo until food source (MORE)

How did the Jews deal with such harsh conditions?

The upper middle and higher class fled to another country. Everyone below found a hiding spot or were sent to concentration camps __ Not all upper and middle class fled. Many were rounded up and sent to concentration camps as well. Those that did manage to flee, usually went to other European coun (MORE)

How do arctic hares adapt to the harsh weather?

The specific adaptation of the Artic Hare are multi-faceted. Outstanding among the whole are two abilities in particular. The hare has, in the winter coat, hair much like a polar bear, hollow shafts that "pipe" sunlight into the skin, which then directs greater bloodfloor to the warmer area of skin (MORE)

What animals do not adapt?

There are no living organisms that do not adapt - it is a vital function of a living organism and one of the definitions used to classify a discovery as living or not. However, there are some animals that are less able to adapt than others.

Why does not bacteria survive in harsh conditions?

There are a number of bacteria that DO survive in harsh environments be it pH or temperature extremes or an environment that is very salty. Bacteria that don't survive in harsh conditions usually lose cell wall integrity and break apart, or lose all their intercellular fluid and shrivel up.

How do you adapt animals?

Animals cant adapt in an instant, it takes from 1 week to 1000 years! The smaller it is, the easier it will die if its habitat changes, but it is the quickest to adapt if it doesn't die. If an animal's climate changed to 10 degrees Celsius every year, it will quickly adapt. How do animals adapt? E (MORE)

How do penguins adapt to the harsh weather of Antarctica?

Penguins breed on Antarctica's beaches during the summer months.When the weather becomes too harsh, an animal simply returns to theliquid sea, which is always warmer than the ambient air on land.Note that penguins are sea birds and live at sea, not on land.

How do animals survive in the harsh desert climates?

There is no one way desert animals survive. Instead, there are a lot of ways animals (and plants) survive in deserts, in part because there are different kinds of deserts. Some are hot, some are cold, some get a lot of rain occasionally, while others get no rain ever, but do get a lot of dew frequen (MORE)

How are animals and mammals able to adapt to cold conditions within an environment?

Well it's called Evolution, but some people dont believe inevolution because they believe god made everything the same wayit's today, they are known as Creationists, and people who believein evolution are called Evolutionists. Today there is a huge debatebetween which one is correct and which one is (MORE)