Many of the animals that live in the taiga biome developed different physical and behavioral adaptations, such as hibernating and developing fur or more layers of feathers to survive in this very cold environment. The Ca... More »

Animal adaptations in the savanna, as described by COTF, include access to water stored in trees during the dry season, increased speed and agility to escape flames caused by lightning on dry ground, burrowing as protect... More »

A common adaptation of swamp animals is webbed feet, which they need to traverse the water effectively in order to survive. Camouflage is another adaptation that is important to the survival of animals in swamp environme... More »

Some adaptations of brown bears are their incredible strength, long claws, thick layers of fur and fat, and exceptional sense of smell. Their adaptations can allow them to live up to 25 years in the wild. More »

Some adaptations of the fennec fox include its large ears, its fur and its unique kidneys. Because the fennec fox is native to the desert environment of northern Africa, it has learned to cope with the heat by becoming n... More »

Examples of animal instincts include a spider spinning a web, a bear hibernating for the winter and a bird building a nest. Instinctive behavior is behavior that is not learned, but comes naturally to an animal. More »

Because the first living things on Earth single-celled organisms, the earliest animal adaptation of all was the emergence of animal life itself. These single-celled organisms eventually gave rise to the six taxonomic kin... More » Science Biology Zoology