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Adapting to the environment

How do animals live in different regions ? Humans and other living things adapt . Humans adapt their behaviour. They build warm houses or cool houses. They wear warm clothes or cool clothes. Animals . Over thousands of years, animals adapt their bodies to their environment. In this article, we look first at animal adaptation . Then we see the adaptations – the polar bear and the giraffe. Finally, we consider the effects . Can animals adapt?

Animals adapt to survive . Animals survive for many reasons. Some animals are stronger . Some animals are faster. Some animals have better camouflage, so other animals can’t see them. Some animals are taller so they can reach fruit . Some animals are more protected. For example, the elephant has a thick skin, and the turtle has a shell. Better adapted animals live. Adaptation is the key .