Ecology: Populations

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ImmigrationMoving into a populationExample of density-dependent limiting factorscompetition, predation, parasitism/diseaseExample of density-independent limiting factorsnatural disasters, climate change, pollutionAltricialOffspring that are completely dependent on parental carePrecocialhatched or born in an advanced state and able to feed itself almost immediately.r reproductive strategyOpportunistic population that produces many small young with little to no parenting, rapid maturation, fast reproduction and high death rate.K reproductive strategyNot a lot of young in a short period of time, a lot of parental care. Low death rate and most offspring survive long enough to reproduce successfully.