The snowshoe rabbit has white fur in winter and dark fur in summer. What is the main survival advantage of this fur color change to the rabbit?
A) The light fur keeps the rabbit from getting sunburned in summer.
B) The fur color is an adaptive form of camouflage to avoid predators.
C) The dark fur absorbs more sunlight so the rabbit is warmer in winter.
D) The white fur is more valuable to fur trappers, so the animal will be trapped and better fed in winter.

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