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The part of the earth, including air, land, surface rocks, and water, within which life occurs
An animal that eats only other animals
The largest population that an area can support
The first species to populate an area.
A symbiotic relationship in which one organism benefits and the other is unaffected
All the different populations that live together in an area
Organisms compete for the limited number of biotic and abiotic factors
An organism that obtains energy by feeding on other organisms. Ex: herbivores, carnivores, scavengers
Organisms that return nutrients to the soil and break down dead organisms "Nature's recyclers"
The study of how living things interact with each other and their environment
All the living (biotic) and non-living (abiotic) things that interact in an area
A diagram that shows the amount of energy that moves from one feeding level to another in a food web
Series of events in which one organism eats another
The pattern of overlapping food chains in an ecosystem. A model of feeding relationships
The environment in which an organism lives.
An animal that eats only plants. Organism that obtains energy ONLY from producers
An organism that provides a source of energy or a suitable environment for a virus or for another organism to live
Anything that restricts the number of individuals living in a population
A symbiotic relationship in which both organisms benefit
An organism's particular role in an ecosystem, or how it makes its living (what it eats, when it eats, etc.)
The series of changes that occur in an area where no soil or organisms exist.
An animal that eats both plants and animals
An organism that lives on or in a host and causes harm
A symbiotic relationship in which one organism benefits while the other is harmed
Organisms of one species living together in the same place at the same time
An interaction in which one organism hunts and kills another animal for food
A carnivore that hunts and kills other animals for food and has adaptations that help it capture the animals it preys upon
An animal that the predator feeds upon
Organisms that use sunlight to make food
A group of similar organisms whose members can mate with one another and produce fertile offspring
A close relationship between two organisms in which at least one of the organisms benefits
Series of changes that occur in an area where the ecosystem has been disturbed, but where soil and organisms still exist.
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