Animal Adaptations Project

  1. any alteration in the structure or function of an organism or any ofits parts that results from natural selection and by which theorganism becomes better fitted to survive and multiply in itsenvironment.
  2. a form or structure modified to fit a changed environment.
  3. the ability of a species to survive in a particular ecological niche,especially because of alterations of form or behavior brought aboutthrough natural selection.
How Animals Adapt (Animal Atlas)