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Living

Biotic

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Non-living

Abiotic

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Species living in one geographical location

Population

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A community of organisms

Ecosystem

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Parts of Earth where life exists

Biosphere

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Animals that eat plants

Herbivore

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An area where living organisms live together

Community

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1 Eats meat 2 has canines

Carnivore

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Eats meat and plants

Omnivore

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Ranking system of what animals eat

Food Chain

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A system of lines that shows what animals eat

Food web

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It shows an ecosystems loss of energy

Energy pyramid

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A number of animals a ecosystem can support

Carrying Capacity

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An animal that is eaten by predetors

Prey

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Animals that eat animals

Predator

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A symbiotic relationship

Mutualism

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A relationship between two organisms which benefits one organism and does not affect the other

Commensalism

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A relationship between two animals where a parasite take nutrients from the other organism

Parasitism

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They produce food

Producers

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They decompose other animals

Decomposers

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A place with little moisture

Desert

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A humid wet forest

Tundra

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Forests which their trees' leaves fall off

Temperate deciduous forest

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Humid and biologically diverse forest

Tropical rain forest

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A forest that has a lot of conifers

Coniferous forest

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Grasslands with scattered trees

Savanna

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Flat terrain with little to no trees

Temperate grassland