What do animals do during the winter? • Migrate
What do animals do during the winter? • Migrate • Adapt
Migrate • Migration- when animals moving from one region to another and then back again. • Some birds will fly to warmer places for the winter months. • Birds that migrate would not be able to survive in cold winters. Why do you think this might be?
Migrate • Animals migrate for different reasons. • better climate • better food • safe place to live • safe place to raise young • go back to the place they were born.
Adapt • Some animals will adapt to their surroundings by growing a thicker coat or use camouflage by changing their color.
Rabbits • Rabbits, such as the arctic hare, change colour in the winter and spring
Weasels • Weasels, such as the short tailed weasel named the Ermine, change colour in the winter and spring
Why? • Why do you think that animals change colour in the winter and spring?
Why? • Their camouflage makes it hard for enemies to see them.
Surviving Winter • All animals have a way to survive the winter.