Chapter 12

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Why are adaptations important?
Adaptations allow organisms to survive in a particular habitat
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What is meant by 'competition'?
The process by which living organisms compete with each other for limited resources
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What do animals compete for?
Water, food, space, mates and breeding sites
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Suggest why small forest plants produce flowers before trees produce leaves?
To get enough light for photosynthesis, water and nutrients before the trees are active and the leaves shadow the small parts
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List ways in which some plants are adapted to conserve water?
Extensive root system; roots grow deep into soil; roots spread out; roots have root hair cells
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What are animals called when they only eat plants?
Herbivores
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What are animals called when they eat other animals?
Carnivore
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