What is an adaptation in which an organism matches its colour with the surrounding to get protection from predators called?

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Editor">Editor Staff asked 2 months ago

What is an adaptation in which an organism matches its colour with the surrounding to get protection from predators called?
 
(a) Mimicry
 
(b) Camouflage
 
(c) Parasitism
 
(d) Commensalism
 
I had been asked this question during an interview.
 
Asked question is from Population Interactions-3 topic in portion Organisms and Populations of Biology – Class 12

1 Answers
Editor">Editor Staff answered 2 months ago

Correct answer is (b) Camouflage
 
Explanation: Camouflage is an adaptation in which an organism matches its colour with the surrounding to get protection from predators.  Camouflage can be achieved by different methods such as crypsis, mimesis, etc.