Grassland animals' adaptations include using various ways to protect themselves from predators and find water when there is little available. Since grasslands get 15-36 inches of rain each year, they are considered dry.
Since foliage contains the maximum amount of water at night, antelopes eat it then. Black rhinoceros eat leaves that are shielded from water loss. To find an underground water source, elephants dig deep into the earth. A baboon's alarm call warns its herd of approaching predators. To hear this call, zebras and antelopes feed near a baboon. Zebras live in herds for survival. The stripes of many zebras bewilder their predators. A prairie dog is able to blend itself well with its environment because of its coloring.Learn More
A group of moose is known as a herd. Moose occupy northern parts of North America, Asia and Europe. The moose is the biggest species of deer.Full Answer >
Common examples of detritivores include millipedes, dung flies, woodlice, burying beetles and many types of terrestrial worms. Detritivores, which obtain nutrients from decomposing organic matter, are important parts of the nutrient cycle and decomposition.Full Answer >
Yellow jackets live for roughly a year and a half. They live an entire life cycle from egg to larva to adult from the spring of one year through the fall of the following year. Only one yellow jacket, the new queen, lives to see another year.Full Answer >
A mole can see, but its vision is poor. Moles only distinguish light from dark and movement, but no colors. A mole's ears and eyes are internal, which prevents them from getting clogged while the animal burrows in dirt.Full Answer >