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This is a collection of resources that students will use in order to explore the special features and adaptations that animals have that help them survive in their surroundings.

Animal Habitats For Kids. Wild Kratts . Creaturepedia. You must have Flash Player 10 installed in order to view this site.

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Come play again later! Come play again tomorrow! Fun Animal Facts for Kids - Crazy, Cool, Funny, Amazing, Interesting. 25 Animals With Insane Survival Adaptations. Animal Adaptations. Animals. Mission adaptation. Or why some of them are really good at hiding or running fast?

Mission adaptation

It didn't happen by accident, it is all to do with adapting or changing to fit into your environment better. If an animal is born with something useful to fit their environment, for example they can run really fast, they will probably stay alive for a lot longer. Top 10 Animal Adaptations. Cheetah Facts for Kids. Accelerating from 0 to 96 km/h (60 mph) in three seconds, the cheetah is the world’s fastest land mammal.

Cheetah Facts for Kids

They inhabit the grasslands of eastern, central, and southwestern Africa, as well as a small portion of Iran. Cheetahs have several special adaptations that allow them to reach top speeds. Wide nostrils and large lungs combined with a powerful heart and strong arteries provide more oxygen to their muscles. Their huge leg muscles mainly consist of fast twitch fibers, which contract faster than normal muscles. Animals: Facts, Pictures, and Videos. Animal Adaptations for Kids -Lesson with Quiz. Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust. An adaptation is a special skill which helps an animal to survive and do everything it needs to do.

Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust

Adaptations could be physical changes to the animals body or behavioural changes in how an individual animal or a society do things in their daily lives. Did you know... Meerkats have dark circles round their eyes, which act like sunglasses, helping them see even when the sun is shining very brightly. Aye-ayes have a number of adaptations for nocturnal living (they tend to come out at night). They have big eyes and ears to help them see and hear well in the dark.