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Seasonal Responses

Responding to the Seasons

Animals and plants respond to the changing seasons in order to make the most of abundant food or light, to fit in with the weather and to synchronise their activities with other individuals of their species. They are sensitive to cues like day length and temperature and so have a seasonal pattern of growth and reproduction. Discover how these species respond to seasonal change.

link to Musk Daisy bush
Musk Daisy Bush
link to Kangaroo Apple
Kangaroo Apple
link to Dogwood
Dogwood
link to Victorian Christmas Bush
Victorian Christmas Bush
link to Dwarf Geebung
Dwarf
Geebung
link to Variable Groundsel
Variable Groundsel
link to Dusky Antechimus
Dusky Antechimus
link to Bush Rat
Bush Rat
link to Short-beaked Echidna
Short-beaked Echidna
link to Alpine Copperhead
Alpine Copperhead
link to Southern Water Skink
Southern Water Skink
link to Rufous Fantail
Rufous Fantail
link to Eastern Spinebill
Eastern Spinebill
link to Broad-finned Galaxias
Broad-finned Galaxias
link to Tupong
Tupong
link to Spotted Galaxias
Spotted Galaxias
link to Dampwood Termite
Dampwood Termites
Stick Insect
Stick Insect
link to Banks' Brown Butterfly
Banks' Brown Butterfly
link to Victorian Hairstreak Butterfly
Victorian Hairstreak Butterfly
link to Stoneflies
Stonefly
link to Mayflies
Mayfly

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