Ensuring Survival In The Biosphere
How Suckling Ensure Survival
Suckling is a behavioral adaptations that involves the consumption of maternal lactation, all mammals are born knowing how to do this. A female mammal lactates in order to provide its newborn child with food. The milk a mother produces is highly essential to the newborn baby as it is composed of a mix of vitamins, proteins, and fats. Breast milk also contains antibodies that maintain the infant in good health. Many mammal infants will not be able to survive without this adaptation since it plays a vital role in the animals life.
Dinner is served
These three puppies are drinking their mothers milk.
Bambi and his mom.
The two fauns are consuming their mothers milk as she looks out for danger.
Cream of Milk
These three kittens are drinking their mothers milk as she lays down and comforts them.
Migration is the seasonal movement of animals from one location to another. During the winter food and resources become scarce, realizing this animals move to a different location. Migration ensure an animals survival by guiding them towards food sources over long distances. The most famous migrating animal is the monarch butterfly, this organism is known for traveling from the great plains of the US to the center of Mexico.
This fish is migrating to a less populated habitat.
Follow The Leader
Many avian species migrate to a warmer place during the winter.
Even needy humans migrate!