These Animals Change Their Color When Snow Falls
TIMESINDONESIA, JAKARTA – style="margin-left:0in; margin-right:0in">All the creatures in this world were created special. Most of them with adapt in certain circumstances. Just like when you change your outfit during summer and use another outfit during winter. But what about those animal that changes their color when snow comes? Well, its real.
According to Richard Pallardy at Britannica, there are some creatures that likely to change their color in shift according to the season. This one is their way to camouflage and as their main defense toward the predator.
These animals will change their color in all white to hide from their prayers so they wont be easily spotted during the winter. So, which animals are they? Check this out.
1. Hares or Rabbit and Collared Lemmings
Though these two were coming from different species, but either both rabbit or lemming do change their color when the temperature drop. Those who were firstly has brown, grey, or black color will change their color after the sense a shorter day light.
2. Siberian Hamsters
Siberian Hamster. (FOTO: GrrlScientist)
Some people will have this cute pie as their pet. If you have this hamsters don’t be surprised if they change their color in a room that receive natural light. They will change their silvery chinchilla color to pure white.
3. Arctic Fox
Arctic Fox. (FOTO:P hotos.com/Thinkstock)
Arctic fox will change their color from brownish gray to frosty white when the snow fall. But in some area such as Canada and Alaska they will just turn their color into grey, not pure white. Little did you know this fox is has the same family with red fox. Yet, red fox didn’t change their color even the snow falls.
Grouse, chicken, and pheasants are the family of ptarmigans. These family of bird will change it color to pure white. In summer or spring or fall they will likely to change their color to their surrounding too.
Other than those lovely creatures above, Peary Caribou and Weasels are two of cute creatures tat could change their color when snow falls. Do you have any idea which else could change their color during this time?. (*)
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