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Unformatted text preview: Page 1 of 3 9/3/2007 • Uniform distribution o Territoriality • Clumped o Mating o Hunting o Predation Selfish herd – protection in numbers o Food • Life history o Birth – reproduction – death o Everything you do to survive and reproduce o Iteroparity – simoparity Desert, harsh because hard to stay alive to reproductive age – simoparity Crowded, young are not likely to survive – iteroparity o Ideal life history traits Reproduce early in life and often Live a long time Make as many babies as I possibly can o Impossible because of time and resources • Kestrels – predator o Young are burden on adults Page 2 of 3 o More feeding = trouble • Coconut palms – large seed – husks – liquid endosperm – seed last long time – brings young in crowded system • Dandelions – a lot many die tiny distribution – reproduce like mad high r value...
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This note was uploaded on 04/15/2008 for the course BIO 111 taught by Professor Dawley during the Spring '07 term at Ursinus.
- Spring '07