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Unformatted text preview: Type I survivorship curve-humans, who have lots of parental care early in life Type II survivorship curve-squirrels Type III survivorship curve-mussels, who have lots of offspring because only a few will survive Agave plant lives for many years, and its environment is very arid but not extreme. After a rain storm, the plant shoots up a stalk with its seeds and then dies. Exponential growth is limited by resources such as food and space Some populations grow past the carrying capacity and then have a high death rate to reach K...
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- Spring '07