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Biology: The Dynamic Science (Mind...

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Peter J. Russell + 2 others
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781305389892
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Biology: The Dynamic Science (Mind...

4th Edition
Peter J. Russell + 2 others
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781305389892

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Chapter 1.2, Problem 3SB
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What is the usefulness of being camouflaged in natural environments?

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The usefulness of being camouflaged in natural environments.

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Mutations can be defined as the random changes in the DNA (deoxyribonucleic acids), which are heritable in nature. Some mutations are favorable and these favorable mutations are able to produce adaptations. The adaptations can be defined as the characteristics, which help in longer survival and production of more offspring in a certain environmental condition.

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Cryptic coloration is a type of camouflage in which the animals have fur, feather, scales, or skin, which matches with the surrounding color and appearance. This helps them in blending with their surroundings. It makes harder for the predators to identify the organism in the respective surrounding and hence the predator cannot catch them...

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