animal relationships in savanna

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Examples of each type of relationships Predator/Prey Relationship : The relationship between a species that eats (predator) another species (prey). This is an example of a predator/prey relationship because the tiger is chasing the rabbit. The tiger is the predator and the rabbit is the prey that the tiger will eat. Mutualism Relationship: A relationship in which both participating species benefit. This is an example of a mutualism relationship because the Egyptian Plovers are eating the insects from the back of the Rhinoceros. Egyptian Plovers and the Rhinoceros are both being benefited because the Egyptian Plovers are getting food by eating the insects and the Egyptian Plovers are getting rid of the insects on the rhino's back which benefits the rhinoceros. Commensalisms Relationship: A relationship in which one species benefits and the other is neither harmed
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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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