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Adaptation & Classification 1.1

Desert Animals 

  • Large surface area compared to volume-
  • Effcient with water- little sweat, lose less water
  • Good in hot sandy condidtions- thin layers of body fat, large feet (spread their weight makes moving easier), camouflage.

Arctic Animals 

  • Small surface area compared to volume- compact shape, min surface area, reduces heat loss 
  • Well insulated- thick blubber (for insulation), thick hairy coats, greasy fur (prevents cooling) 
  • Good in snowy conditions- camouflage, big feet ( spreading weight, stops sinking) 

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