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The act of two working together
When two species share the same fundamental niche and live together, but neither species goes extinct.
a group of organisms that live close together
a group of living things that are the same in many important ways
an individual living thing such as a plant, animal, or bacteria
the status of an organism within its environment and community or the role the organism has in an ecosystem (affecting its survival as a species)
The natural environment of an animal or plant
The ability to do work or to cause a change
Living or growing in water
A term that describes an organism associated with a land environment.
A series of living beings in which each serves as food for the next
a community of organisms where there are several interrelated food chains
an organism that feeds on and breaks down dead plant or animal matter
an organism that eats the producers
An organism that captures energy from sunlight and transforms it into chemical energy that is stored in energy rich carbon compounds. Are a source of food other organisms
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