Name one amazing ability that animals have that humans do not?
Some animals can 'see' using sound waves. Some animals can change color to camouflage. Some animals can even detect earthquakes!
Amazing Animal Abilities
Instinct: the natural, innate behavior of a species, encoded by its genes and passed down through generations. Mimicry: the ability of one species to imitate the behavior of another species, often to gain a survival advantage. Camouflage: the ability of an animal to blend into its environment by changing the color of its skin or fur.
Which animal do you think is the most incredible?
- Eagle - can fly high and see far
- Chameleon - can change color to blend into its environment
- Elephant - has an incredible memory
- Octopus - can squeeze into tight spaces
Star-nosed moles can detect prey as small as a grain of sand. A giraffe can clean its ears with its 21-inch tongue. A honey badger can survive the venom of some of the world's deadliest snakes.
Fun Facts: Did you know?
What abilities do animals have that humans do not?
What is one special ability that an animal has that is mentioned in the text?
What evidence did you find to support your argument?
What was your overall conclusion about animal abilities?