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What is an ecological niche?
The role of an organism in its habitat.
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Why will competition between the same species have a greater effect on the population?
Because they share the same ecological niche.
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Define the term 'population'.
A group of organisms of the same species living in a habitat.
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What is a habitat?
The place where an organism lives.
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What are specialists?
Organisms that are highly-adapted to survive in a specific habitat.
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What are generalists?
Organisms that are adapted to live in a range of different habitats.
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What is the idea of "survival of the fittest"?
Organisms most suited to their environment are more likely to survive.
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What does Lamarck's theory state?
That characteristics acquired during an organism's lifetime are passed on to the next generation.
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