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Population Changing Factor Will the population increase or decrease Immigration Emigration Birth Death 4. What is the difference between an R-selected and K-selected strategist? 5. Would you consider goldfish to be r or k-selection strategists? Explain. In order to determine goldfish reproductive habits, look them up on “animal diversity web”: 6. Do all animals fit nicely within a k or s-selection reproductive category? Explain. 7. Answer the following questions based upon the graph below. a. What is carrying capacity?
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Name: ________________________________________________ Period: ____ Date: ___________ b. Look up wolves and moose on “Animal Diversity Web” in order to determine their feeding habitats. i. Wolves – ii. Moose – c. Based upon what you learned on “Animal Diversity Web,” what density-dependent limiting factors do you think determine the carrying capacity of wolves? d. Based upon what you learned on “Animal Diversity Web,” what density-dependent limiting factors do you think determine the carrying capacity of moose? e. What is the approximated population of wolves and moose in 1970? f. In general, how does the populations of moose and wolves affect each other? g. Why do you think the population of wolves between 1987-1995 is much lower than in 1960, yet the population of moose between 1987-1995 is much higher than 1960? h. What would happen to the moose and wolf population if a major drought occurred? Would the drought be considered a density independent or dependent limiting factor? Explain.
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