Colombia Essay Examples

Colombia. It was 6.5 feet long and weighed 2200kg. Hawksbills have evolved markedly to have unique mouth shape like the beaks of the birds as an adaptation for them to eat sea sponges by easily biting it. The upper jaw of the hawksbill hangs over the lower jaw as an adaptation to feeding in food in the deep corners and those hard to reach by other species. The claws are modified into two each with the flipper, males having longer and stronger than those of the females. The scientist theorizes this adaptation as a means for the males to protect the females (Gaos et al., 2010). Population Ecology Adaptation Traits The hawksbills have a beak like that of the hawk crucial for biting sponges in deep...

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