What is a winter adaptation?

Answer Potomac Appalachian Trail Club naturalist Bob Pickett explains that because "early mammals evolved in tropical habitats," later mammals would have to adopt winter adaptations "to survive under cond... Read More »

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What is a sea otter's winter adaptation?

Sea otters are so well adapted to their marine habitat that they rarely come ashore. Their ability to maintain body heat in cold water sustains them year-round as they eat, play, sleep, give birth ... Read More »

What Is Psychosocial Adaptation?

Psychosocial adaptation is a medical term used in the fields of psychology and rehabilitation. The word "psychosocial" is defined in the Dictionary of Nursing as: "involving or relating to both the... Read More »

What is adaptation coaching?

Relocating to a new country can require adjusting to new customs, a new language, and new food as well as a new job. Adaptation coaches specialize in helping people over the hump for a smooth ride ... Read More »

What is structural adaptation?

A structural adaptation is a concept in evolutionary biology that refers to a part of an organism's anatomy suited to a specific task. For example, a bird's wing is a structural adaptation suitable... Read More »