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What is Interspecific competition?
Where organisms compete for resources against individuals of another species.
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What is Intraspecific competition?
Where organisms compete for resources against individuals of the same species.
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If the population of prey increases what happens to the population of predator?
increases
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What is the equation for efficiency of energy transfer?
efficiency = energy available to the next level / energy that was available to the previous level x 100
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Name three ways in which energy is lost?
Respiration/Food/Excretion/Egestion/Heat loss
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Why do organisms adapt?
To become better suited for survival in their environment.
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Give an example of a Generalist and Specialist animal.
Black rats and Giant Pandas
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What environment would an organism with special antifreeze proteins live in?What do these do?
A very cold environment. These proteins interfere with the formation and growth of ice crystals in the cells, stopping the cells from being damaged by ice.
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What is Intraspecific competition?

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Name three ways in which energy is lost?

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