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Species that live far apart but in similar niches and ecosystems are considered
Alternative combinations of ecosystem states and environmental conditions that may persist at a particular spatial extent and temporal scale are known as
Alternative stable states
What has the thickest skin of the pachyderms?
A well-substantiated explanation of some aspect of the natural world, based on knowledge that has been repeatedly confirmed through observation and experimentation is known as a:
A transitional zone between adjacent communities is an
Who coined the term 'ecology'?
A state in which animals whose ancestors had been domesticated but which now exist as free-living, unmanaged and self-sustaining populations is
A testible or falsifiable proposed explanation for a phenomenon is a:
Flying lemurs or colugos can live for over 100 m and live where?
The probability of an event is 0.01. Which of the following statements is correct?
The event is unlikely to occur.
Gerard Krefft collected eight of which peculiar gaited species on the Blandowski expedition of 1857 to the arid junction of the Murray and Darling Rivers in Australia and found them to be 'very good eating'?
Pig-footed bandicoot Chaeropus ecaudatus
Who showed that chloroplasts were the plant's equivalent of mitochondria?
An organism that eats both animals and plants is
A plant that grows, reproduces and dies in one season is
The theft of food by one species from another is known as
The timeframe to which conservation managers aim to restore conditions to is the conservation
The area covered by a migratory bird through its annual cycle, including breeding and non-breeding grounds and the migratory route is the
The indri was named by a French naturalist after his Malagasy guide pointed out the animal and said "iry", which translates as what?
There it is
A species that eats fish is