5 terms

E/S chp5 concepts

convergent evolution
when two different types of species develop similar traits.
When two types of speicies, that live closely together, develop traits that make them compatible with each other.
an example of convergent evolution
bats and birds (both have wings)
and example of coevolution
plants and caterpillars
how does carrying capacity affect an ecosystem
as the size of the population of an ecosystem increases and starts to reach its carrying capacity, the growth rate of that population slows down.