Behavioral, Physiological, and Anatomical



Imprinting is the process when one animal attaches to another emotionally to for either survival or learning reasons. Some animals that imprint are :

  • Pandas
  • Humans
  • Geese
  • American Coots


Migration is when animals travel long distances to protect themselves from dangers like very hot or cold weather. Animals that migrate are:

  • Gray Whales
  • Caribou
  • Bats
  • Monarch Butterflies


Hibernation is when an organism stays inactive and slows down its metabolism for a long period of time when sufficient food is not available. Animals that do this are:

  • Bears
  • Marmots
  • Rodents
  • Box Turtles

Mating Calls

A mating call is a sound that a creature makes to attract a mate. Some animals that do this are:

  • Birds of Paradise
  • Elk
  • Penguins
  • Camels



Having appendages that allow animals to fly help them hunt, run, travel, and more. Animals that can fly are:

  • Moths
  • Hawks
  • Bats
  • Albatross


Morphology is when an animal has a physical appearance that allows them to either camouflage, look unique from one another, or attract a mate.

  • Army Ants
  • Peacock
  • Lynxes
  • Arctic Fox

Warning Colors

Warning Colors show predators that they do not want to eat a certain animals because it is poisonous.

  • Poison Dart Frogs
  • Skunks
  • Bumblebees
  • Banded Sea Krait


Mimicry is when an animal "mimics" a different animals to convince predators that they are poisonous, to get food, and more. Animals that do this are:

  • Fork-Tailed Drongo
  • Hawk Moth Caterpillar
  • Robber Fly
  • Alcon Blue Butterfly



Animals will use this reaction to cold weather to keep their body moving, which will keep them warm. It increases blood flow in a cooled area. Some that do this are:

  • Humans
  • Dogs
  • Rodents
  • Felines


Some creatures create poison in their bodies that they inject into prey so that they can either kill of injure them. This adaptation allows them to get food easier. A couple animals that do this are:

  • Black Widow Spider
  • Platypus
  • Portuguese Man of War
  • Black Mamba

Warm-Blooded Homeostasis

Animals with 4-chambered hearts pump their blood evenly around their bodies through blood vessels and separate their 02 rich and 02 poor blood. This allows them to keep a constant high temperature and maintain homeostasis. Organisms that do this include:

  • Humans
  • Zebras
  • Lions
  • Bears


Certain animals are tolerant to different environments and conditions. Because of this adaptation, they are able to live in extreme conditions. Some that can do this are:

  • Camel
  • Sequoia
  • Polar Bear
  • Flamingo