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Types of symbiosis including many examples of each!
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An ecological interaction between two organisms.
A symbiotic relationship in which one organism benefits and the other organism neither benefits nor is harmed.
A symbiotic relationship in which one organism preys on (and eats) another organism.
A symbiotic relationship in which both organisms benefit.
A symbiotic relationship in which one organism benefits and the other organism is harmed.
Lion and Zebra - The lion hunts and kills the zebra for its food.
Wrasse Fish and Black- Wrasse fish feed on the parasites found on the black sea bass's body.
Ostrich and Gazelle- Ostriches and gazelles feed next to each other. They both watch for predators and alert each other to danger. Because the visual abilities of the two species are different, they each can identify threats that the other animal would not see as readily.
Alligator and Deer - A lucky alligator spots a deer drinking water, attacks the deer, kills it, and eats it for food
A shark captures fish for its food
Wolf and Caribou- The wolf hunts and kills the caribou for its food.
Lizard and Insect- A lizard captures insects for its food.
Polar Bear and Seal-A polar bear hunts and captures the seal for its food.
algae and fungi (lichen).
algae and fungi can live together , forming lichen. the algae produce carbohydrates through photosynthesis, providing nutrients to both the algae and the fungi. the fungi provide moisture for the algae.
Rabbit and Lettuce-A rabbit happens upon a garden and eats the lettuce growing in it.
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