|Acquired traits are the characters or traits which we acquire over our lifetime
||Inherited traits are the one we get from our parents.|
|Acquired traits can be altered.
||Inherited traits are lifetime traits which cannot be changed (as it depends on our genome).|
Example: If we cut the tail of the mice after the birth the trait acquired by the mice is the acquired trait but if the mouse is allowed to reproduce the offspring of the no tail mice will still have tail is an example of inherited trait.