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Flashcards in Prairie Ecosystem Deck (11):
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Carnivore

An organism that eats only animals

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Consumer

A creature that feeds an organic matter because it cannot produce it

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Ecosystem

A community of living things along with their natural

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Equilibrium

A state of balance and stability

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Extinct

No longer in existence(An organism is extinct if it has died out.)

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Food Chain

A sequence of organisms in which each organism feeds on the one below

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Herbivore

An animal that eats plants

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Organism

A living thing

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Population

All the organisms of a certain kind in a particular

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Prairie

A region of flat or gently hilly land that is dominated by grasses and has few or no trees

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Producer

An organism that can convert simple inorganic matter(such as water and carbon dioxide) into organic matter(like sugar and protein)