What Is a Characteristic That Helps an Organism Survive?

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A characteristic that enables an organism to survive is called an adaptation. For instance, a fish has a swim bladder as an adaptation to survive. It enables it to change the amount of air in their bodies and so change their density depending on the depth of water they are swimming in.
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