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11. Explain how interspecific competition, predation, and mutualism differ in their effects on the interacting populations of two species. 12. According to the principle of competitive exclusion, what outcome is expected when two species with identical niches compete for a resource? Why? 13. What two components contribute to species diversity? Explain how two communities that contain the same number of species can differ in species diversity. 14. Describe two hypotheses that explain why food chains are usually short. 15. The feeding relationships among the species in a community determine the community’s
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