Flashcards in Quiz z Deck (23):
Although the red panda (Ailurus fulgens) feeds on bamboo and are threatened by habitat loss, why is its common name a misnomer?
It's a racoon
What type of competition is characterised by one species preventing another species from obtaining a resource?
The outward, bodily manifestation of the genotype is the
Who coined the phrase 'deep ecology' in 1973?
Human's support two species of lice - head and pubic. What species support their closest relatives?
Chimpanzee and gorilla
What introduced rodent was eradicated from the UK in 1989?
The effect where intraspecific competition leads to inverse density dependence or populations suffer a decreased rate of increase at low densities is known as what?
- correlation between population size or density and the mean individual fitness
What is a black panther?
At 7:52am on 8 May, 1902, what event happened that drove the Martinique giant rice-rat extinct? (Megalomys desmarestii)
Mt Pelee erupted
What country is home to the world's largest and smallest chameleons?
Giving-up density is a method used to measure what?
Perception of risk
Disease control is what form of ecosystem service?
Which great white hunter had a conservation reserve named after him in Tanzania?
A word used to describe a love of nature, coined by EO Wilson, is
Diving to 565m, what bird can dive the deepest?
What is the world's largest antelope?
The ideal range of suitable conditions for a species in the absence of competition or predators is its
The tissue in plants that transports food via hydrostatis pressure is the
A population that, because of its size and the quality of its habitat, produces a net number of immigrants is a
Usually, the sum of fecundity of all reproductive age classes is termed
The evolution of many new species from relative few ancestor species is known as what?
What are the two aspects of Caughley's dicotomy?
Small-population paradigm cf declining-population paradigm