Unformatted text preview: nor helped. This is an example of a commensalisms relationship because birds depend on insects which disturb the elephants. The birds quickly catch the insects that are on the elephant. This benefits the birds because they get food and the elephants are neither harmed nor helped. Parasitism Relationship: Is when one organism feeds on and usually lives on or in another, larger, organism. This is an example of a parasitism relationship because the mistletoe is growing on a mangrove. The mistletoe goes through the bark of the mangrove and takes some of the food from the mangrove. Competition: When two or more animals fight. This is an example of competition because the lion and the tiger are fighting. The winner would be considered the predator and the looser would be considered the prey....
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- Spring '10
- Biology, Elephant, Lion, Egyptian Plovers