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Animal Migration Glossary

A

adaptations
an inherited or acquired modification in organisms that makes them better suited to survive and reproduce in a particular environment
apex
the highest point or lead

C

camouflage
the ability of an animal to hide in nature due to its coloring
carcasses
bodies of dead animals
carnivore
an animal that eats meat
characteristics
the particular qualities of something
climates
long term weather
communities
groups of living things
consume
to eat

D

defend
to protect
dominate
to rule over

H

habitat
environment
herbivores
animals that eat only plants

I

invertebrates
animals that have no backbone

O

omnivores
animals which eat both plant and animal matter
organism
living thing

P

predators
an animal that hunts for food
prey
the animal being hunted for food

R

reproduce
to have children or young

S

scavengers
animals that eat food that is already dead
secure
safe
slashing
tearing
snarling
growling
subdue
to take over
survive
to continue to live

V

vertebrates
animals with backbones

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