Some butterflies adapt to their environment by altering their diet and appearance, thereby making themselves less desirable and protecting themselves from predators. Butterflies also adapt to climate changes by shifting ... More »

Organisms have the ability to adapt to specific conditions within their environments through the biological process of variation, which enhance organisms' chances of survival. Variation is essentially a form of natural s... More »

Several adaptions allow the lion to fit into its environment, including loose belly skin, a thick mane, heavy shoulders and forelimbs, and eyes that are set in the front of his head. Other adaptions that allow the lion t... More »

The diet of the monarch butterfly changes as it develops, but adult monarch butterflies eat nectar from flowers, as do all other butterflies. The butterfly's mouth has a special design for collecting nectar including a l... More »

Grasshoppers adapt to their environment by special breathing holes and sprays that protect them against predators. Grasshoppers are also known to have sharp hearing to warn them of oncoming predators. They also jump high... More »

Monarch butterflies have developed two main adaptations for survival: warning coloration and toxicity, explains National Geographic. As a caterpillar, monarchs eat a diet mainly of milkweed. Milkweed contains a toxin tha... More »

Woolly worms turn into moths, not butterflies. The woolly worm is the larva of the Isabella tiger moth, a moth of medium size that has yellow-orange and cream-colored wings with black spots. It inhabits the entire United... More »