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animal that hunts
when population size grows larger and larger, faster and faster
when population size stops increasing and levels off
when two species live together and one benefits while the other is harmed
role of organism in its ecosystem. "job"
when two species live together and one benefits and the other is neither helped or harmed
the animal that is hunted or eaten
range of tolerance
conditions under which an organisms can survive and reproduce
disappearance of a species. No living organisms remain.
place where an organism lives
clearing land for construction or farming
breaking up a are area into smaller ares.
the abiotic and biotic factors that "limit" the carrying capacity of that environment.
damaging a habitat with pollution.
the number or variety of different species in a particular area.
a species whose numbers are very low and at a risk of extinction (being gone.)
the number of organisms of a species that the environment can support
a species whose numbers are rapidly declining
any relationship in which two species live closely together
exotic species (invasive species or alien species)
plants or animals that are not native to an area and whose populations are out of control
two species that live together and both benefit
when organisms attempt to use the same limited resources
the part of the environment that is living or came from a living organism. plant, animal, fungus, bacteria, protista
the part of the environment that is not living or was never alive. air, temperature, water, humidity, rock, soil, etc.