Defenses that animals to deter predators?
The defenses an animal uses to deter a predator vary between animals. Some use their enormous size to ward off attack while others use camouflage. Many animals can change their coloring to make them look poisonous and others emit a foul smell or taste to dissuade a predator from taking a bite.
Animals spray to "mark" their territory, and also to deter their predators.
Animals have developed several ways to escape from predators. Running is one way, most animals will run from danger. Fighting is another. Teeth and claws often deter small predators from getting a meal. Camouflage is used to hide from those animals that would do others harm, fawns are spotted when born for just that purpose. Still others have developed natural defenses such as toads who urinate bad tasting liquid and skunks who smell really bad.
some animals have alot of predators and most cant get away from them so the defence from a predator is paticually hard!
some plants have thorns, and animals have poison in them
Predators generally go after the easiest/most convenient prey. By that reasoning, predators "select" which animals will survive by allowing the best suited (poisonous/natural defenses) or camoflaged/mimics to survive.
Alpacas are prey animals with very few defenses against predators. They can stomp small animals with their front feet and they can spit their stomach contents (bile soaked grass, Yuck!) at an enemy. Common predators against alpacas are coyotes, cougars, mountain lions, and bears.
Many animals are the predators of a seahorse - it is a very small animal with very few defenses. Other fish are the main predators, but any other animal would eat a seahorse if they catch it.
All living things have defenses, yes.
Wasps can avoid their predators by flying away or hiding in the nest. If this fails, they can deter predators by stinging them.
There are many different kinds of flowers that can ultimately deter animals. These flowers are poisonous and animals know it.
They use their horn to ward off predators.
Polar bears are apex predators, not prey. They have enough defenses against other bears plus tools necessary to catch prey.
to deter predators that would eat them
by flying away from predators.
Ladybugs let off an odor to deter predators from attacking them.
No they are totally harmless, they look that way to deter predators.
yes they do Save
The chemical defenses of plants against animals is, when the animal want to eat the plant, the plant will use its chemical defenses
Mothballs are used to deter a lot of different animals. Mothballs are frequently used to deter roaches, snakes, and other bugs, but will also deter rats.
To deter predators from finding her newborn calf and eat it as well.
the ability to spit can help the llama deter predators
size and strength
Sting is the main one.
they're too big to be hunted, they have no natural predators
The giant panda is the largest animal in its habitat and has no predators.
The Hammerhead species use their teeth and 'hammer' head for defenses. The 'hammer' scares off other predators and can be used to beat them down too.
Turkey Vultures Vomit to deter predators. The foul smelling undigested food bothers most predators and if they get it on them it stings from the powerful acid.
Spicules are tiny spike-like structures that provide structural support and deter predators.
The Viceroy Butterfly uses clever mimicry of the Monarch Butterfly to deter predators.
Claws, teeth and size. While the Giant Panda may look cute and cuddly, it is a bear and can defend against most predators except man. Man is the panda's worst enemy.
Many birds do eat worms and caterpillars, but some caterpillars have defenses such as toxins or hair to deter those that would eat them.
The fearless animal uses ninja counterattack moves to confuse its predators. It then uses a series of Judo moves to kill off its predators.
all animals are predators of the chinchilla
All animals are consumers; some animals are predators.
mimicry disguises the user as another creature to deter predators
Tigers are top predators, but prey animals have defenses like sharp hearing and eyesight.The tiger's success rate is around one in ten hunts being successful.
some species have spines or thorns to protect the tree/ plant from predators. acacia normally produce huge amounts of pollen and seeds as well. bitter tasting leaves high in tannins to deter animals from feeding on them.
The adults have lots of spines so nothing eats them but the babes have to hide from the predators.
the color off their fur helps hide them
A very small pulley system that launches rocks at predators.
Plants do these things to deter their natural (and not so natural) predators, such as dogs, cats, bears etc.
It is not recommended. The purpose of the thorns is to deter predators, but the spikes themselves are softer than expected.
predators that is the one who eat other animals like them or other meaty animals
Many predators themselves have no predators, such as lions and tigers. Animals such as elephants ahve no true predator. Their predator is humans.
Predators~ the animals that hunt on other animals. Prey~ the animals that get hunted upon.
top predators are animals that eat other animals but don't get eaten themselves
An adult giant panda is the largest animal in its ecosystem so has no predators. However, young pandas are sometimes taken by jackals or snow leopards.
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No. Llamas are prey animals, not predators.