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The insect-trapping by the leaves of Venus flytrap is…

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The insect-trapping by the leaves of Venus flytrap is an example of…

A. adaptive coloration

B. structural adaptation

C. environmental adaptation

D. behavioral adaptation

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D

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Venus flytrap is an insectivorous plant that attracts, traps, and digest insects. We are required to identify the type of adaptation exhibited by this act.

Now for the right answer to the above question:

  1. Adaptive coloration is the use of color changes by an organism to aid its survival in an environment. So, A is incorrect.
  2. Structural adaptation is the development of physical bodily features used to generally promote survival. They include beaks in birds, fur in animals, body types, claws in animals and so on…. B is also incorrect.
  3. Environmental adaptation is the conformation of an organism to its environment especially by a development of special traits used for survival. So, C is incorrect.
  4. D is correct; behavioral adaptation describes certain actions and behavior organisms employ to survive. Action is the keyword here; we are required to identify the kind of adaptation exhibited by an action.
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You may please note that:

  • All adaptations identifiable by actions are behavioral.

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/ culled from 2017 JAMB-UTME biology question 38 /

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