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The arctic environment has lower temperatures ranging between −22°C and 6°C, with snow covering the majority of the area. Which adaptation would be favourable for the survival of a population of organisms in this environment:

  1. Colored plumage and musical vocals
  2. Long neck and tongue
  3. Thick fur and blubber
  4. Leathery skin and large shell

hintHint:

Structural adaptations are unique features of the body that help the animal survive in its environment. This includes body coverings like fur and scales.

The correct answer is: Thick fur and blubber


    Animals in colder regions have thick layers of fat, because fat acts as an insulator and doesn't let their body heat escape, which helps them survive in such extreme temperatures.The animals in polar region have thick fur and thick skin to protect themselves from the cold climatic conditions. Tropical deciduous trees shed their leaves in the dry season to conserve water.

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