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Glossary of Terms & Definitions
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Adapt(ADAPTATION) — Fitting by alteration or adjustment.
Mountain Lion - Desert Wildlife
Mountain Lions prefer to live in areas of rugged mountains and forests, but will adapt to areas of rolling hills with little cover and the desert. ...
Native American Culture - Death Valley National Park
... and challenged humans to adapt. This area is characterized by a series of parallel, northward-draining trough-like valleys between north-south oriented ...
Human Impacts on the Mojave National Preserve Area - Mojave
...The people had to adapt to the changing climate along with the fauna and flora. It is likely that both early Holocene climate change and human predation ...
The Mojave River and Associated Lakes - Mojave Preserve
...Also, the timing between the start of cool and wet conditions and the when ecological communities adapt and spread across the region may not not be ...
Trapp (1972) discussed the ringtail's adaptation to rough, broken terrain, ... Some anatomical and behavior adaptations of ringtails, Bassariscus astutus. ...
Snakes - Mojave Desert Wildlife
venom is a prey immobilization adaptation in snakes, defense is secondary; venom is 90% protein; venom is composed of neurotoxins (attack nervous system) ...
Fossil Falls - Early Man
adaptING: Most of the archaeological materials found in the Fossil Falls vicinity, reflect this unique cultural adaptation to the desert environment. ...
Indian Cove: Joshua Tree National Park
Even more remarkable is the great diversity of life that evolved through adaptation and development of mutual support systems. ...
Juniper with Mistletoe
The basic adaptation of desert perennials is the ability of their roots to pursue water. The juniper, Juniperus californica, an evergreen conifer, ...
Bighorn Sheep and Water
The capacity to drink quickly and replenish lost water is most likely an adaptation to increased predation around water sources. Mountain lions, will wait ...
Fossil Falls - Mojave Desert
Most of the archaeological materials found in the Fossil Falls vicinity, reflect this unique cultural adaptation to the desert environment. ...
They are actually dormant, an energy-saving adaptation. The leaves, when present, are small, which minimizes evaporation from leaf surfaces. ...
Birds of prey, classification
The outer front toe can swing to face backward with the hind toe, an adaptation for grasping their prey. Cathartidae - New World vultures. ...
Adapt or die
This Mojave yucca has adapted to living on the side of this rock.