What is an adaptation for survival in the desert called?
(a) Terrestrial adaptation
(b) Fossorial adaptation
(c) Arboreal adaptation
(d) Desert adaptation
This question was posed to me by my school principal while I was bunking the class.
This intriguing question originated from Organisms and Populations in chapter Organisms and Populations of Biology – Class 12
Correct answer is (d) Desert adaptation
To elaborate: The adaptation for survival in the desert is called desert adaptation. It is a mode of life in extreme terrestrial habitats. These animals have thick and hard skin and are nocturnal. They have a longer loop of Henle for more water reabsorption.