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Unformatted text preview: 2 The factor that is affecting the population size in the video is the birth rate. Since one nutria can have over forty babies every three years, and after the age of six months, the baby nutria can reproduce, these animals are having babies at a high rate, and they are becoming overpopulated (Berg, 2007). After the land is depleted of the nutrias’ food resources, the nutria will have to relocate to a different area in order to survive. They will have to keep moving because every area they inhabit will end up the same way; they will eat all of the available food resource and will eventually run out or they will die of starvation if they do not move on. Alien Invasion 3 References Berg, L. A. VISUALIZING ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE. Retrieved from Berg, L. A....
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This note was uploaded on 08/05/2011 for the course SCI 125 taught by Professor Basic during the Spring '10 term at University of Phoenix.
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