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Unformatted text preview: environment: tends to favor individuals that reproduce early, quickly, and in large numbers so as to make use of ephemeral resources and ensure that at least some offspring survive. 10. K selection selection occurring when a population is at or near the carrying capacity of the environment, which is usually stable: tends to favor individuals that successfully compete for resources and produce few, slowly developing young, and results in a stable population of long-lived individuals. 11. Carry capacity The number of animals that a habitat can support. 12. Wetlands 13. Overfishing 14. Hybernacula The winter quarters of a hibernating animal....
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