CheckPoint-Basic Processes-week#5-Gabrielle Jeffcoat

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CheckPoint-Basic Processes-week#5-Gabrielle Jeffcoat CheckPoint: Basic Processes due Day 4 in Individual Forum (IF) Select one basic physiological process from the following list: o Acquire and process nutrients o Get rid of waste o Reproduction o Obtain information about and respond to external environment o Movement Write a 200- to 300-word response explaining how that physiological process differs among the following organisms: o Bacteria o Grasshopper o Fish o Bear Due: Day 4 posted in your individual forum. Bears: Acquire and process nutrients Bears are omnivorous eating plants and animals. They will eat almost anything that is found for food. A bear will scavenger from what other animals kill. The bear has teeth and strong forelimbs and claws that allow the bear to kill. The bear can also turn over large rocks to obtain grubs. A bear can pull up grass and collect berries. A bear can dig out clams and rodents from their burrows. This is due to the bear long strong forelimbs. A bear will store up food and water in the body to hibernate for the winter and early spring months. Get rid of waste A bear will not get rid of waste or go the bathroom for up to several months when hibernating. The urine is broken down inside the body and reused for protein. This helps
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