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					Animals in the Winter
What do animals do during
the winter?
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.

				
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