Unformatted text preview: figure A the elephants are more dominant in numbers compared to any other animal. In figure B, the species evenness between all the animals is equal; no animal is more dominant than the other. Both figure A and B have the exact same species richness with a total of 10 species each. I believe that since there is evenness in figure B there will be lesser likelihood of overgrazing by the elephant. And if overgrazing were to occur than the elephants will die out quicker. In figure B since there isn’t too many elephant overgrazing will not happen and the amount of elephants will stay the same and birth/death ratio will fluctuate....
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- Spring '11
- Biodiversity, 10%, 2%, Lion, 82%