Predation predation being eaten by a predator animal

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Unformatted text preview: ation sizes. Predation - predation (being eaten) by a predator animal (e.g. shark, hawk, etc) can regulate population sizes. Characteristics of populations • Resource limitation 121 Each pair of woodpeckers requires a tree hole to raise offspring. 121 If there are more holes than pairs, every pair gets a hole. If there are fewer holes than pairs, some pairs do not get a hole and do not reproduce. Ecology of ecosystem • Ecosystem more inclusive than a community Includes interactions with physical environment • How an organism acquires food Autotroph - creates food from inorganic sources I Heterotroph - eats other organic materials (living...
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This document was uploaded on 03/27/2014 for the course BIOLOGY Bio 2 at Timber Creek High.

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