Mysterious & Marvelous Mammals:  Designs for Defense

Wild creatures have evolved a variety of fascinating means for discouraging predators.

Some of these methods of protection, such as the Porcupine’s quills, are built right into the animal’s anatomy. Other devices, like the ability of the Opossum to “play dead”, are behavioral. Survival usually depends on a complex set of interactions between predator and prey.vid=59e62fbc316ccf1db70000e6

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