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Antipredator adaptation: Quiz


Question 1: ________ also have an odd defence mechanism.
Desert horned lizardAntTexas horned lizardHorned lizard

Question 2: ________ is common in birds, and is usually done to protect the young in social colonies.
Shoaling and schoolingFlocking (behavior)Mobbing behaviorBird migration

Question 3: [2] ________ is the imitation by a harmless species of the warning signals of a harmful species directed at a common predator.
Vavilovian mimicryBatesian mimicryMüllerian mimicryAggressive mimicry

Question 4: Camponotus saundersi, an ant species found in ________, also has an interesting defence.
PhilippinesSingaporeMalaysiaPapua New Guinea

Question 5: ________ is one heavily utilised method, and can be either inactive pigmentation, or as with many marine species, active redistribution of pigment in the skin.
Convergent evolutionCamouflageCrypsisMilitary camouflage

Question 6: There are several ways antipredator adaptations can be classified, such as behavioral or non-behavioral or by ________ groups.
Biological classificationFolk taxonomyMilitary taxonomyTaxonomy

Question 7: It is also common for ________ animals to scan both the ground around them for terrestrial predators, and the sky for aerial predators.
PrimateBrachiationColugoArboreal locomotion

Question 8: The act of a predator acquiring a ________ can be divided into four stages: detection, attack, capture and consumption.
CookingMeatFoodMedieval cuisine

Question 9: This is a standard defence mechanism for animals in open ________ and prairies.

Question 10: ________ mammals often feed in social groups, also known as herds.


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