GS301-chapter 4.docx - Vocab in the book Wildlife conservation The wise management of natural environments for protection and benefit of plants and

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Vocab in the book Wildlife conservation: The wise management of natural environments for protection and benefit of plants and animals. Ecosystems: A community in which living organisms interact with their physical environment. Wildlife reserve: An area of land set aside by the government for wild animals and plants to live in protection A national park: an area of a country that is protected by the government because of its natural beauty for the enjoyment of the general public or the conservation of wildlife. Game hunting: the hunting of large animals for meat, for other animal by-products for trophy, or for sport. Poaching: Illegal killing or removal of wildlife from their habitats Endangered species: any species that is at risk of extinction because of a sudden rapid decrease
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