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Global warming increases temperatures and changes rain patterns in the Amazon, which will affect the forests and water availability. The blue manakins could migrate South. Adapting so the feathers could thin to keep it cooler.
The blue manakin flies away to avoid predators. In the future they might have sharper talons or a sharper beak to defend from new animals that have migrated into the rainforest because of climate changes. The bright colors on the blue manakin could symbolize as a threat to other predators.
The blue manakin eats small bugs and fruits. The fruits might stop growing so the bird will have to rely on bugs. If bugs disappear then they will have to get whatever insect they find and then they will have to learn a stealth technique to surprise the insects.
This bird has wings to carry it from tree to tree. It also hops across the forest floor with its feet. If more trees will disappear then the birds will need stronger wings to carry them for farther distances.
My animal will have a colorful appearance but the colors are darker so they will blend in the shade. In the sun they will seem bright again. The shade will be their place to hide or live because they won’t be easily spotted there.
The animal I picked is warm blooded. During hot summers their feathers will thin so more wind and air can hit the birds skin, cooling it down. Since it will be warmer all year long they do not need a heat source much. On the rare cold days the blue manakins will huddle.