Look at your
teeth in the mirror. Your front teeth - the incisors -
are shaped to bite and cut food while your back teeth
- the molars - are shaped to crush and grind food. And,
you can use utensils, like knives and forks, to help manage
different types of food. It's the polite thing to do.
But sharks don't worry about table manners!
have different types of teeth suited to different types
of food. That's called adaptation, when specially shaped
body parts help an animal survive in its natural habitat.
species belongs to which type of tooth? Click on each
tooth to find out. You'll also discover how these adaptations
resemble common kitchen utensils, suited to specialized