Some adaptations of plants and animals are given. Specific examples include: how crabs have evolved to breathe above and below water, how octopuses are able to camouflage themselves by changing colour, how cacti and camels reduce water loss, and how dormice hibernate.

First broadcast:
25 March 2003

Students could use this clip to look at how some animals and plants have adapted to survive in their habitats. Can the class think of other animals not in this clip who might have adapted?