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Conservation Oly A

Native Plants and Animals (updated 2023) incl uding invasive Species

Adaptation a special physical feature which enables organisms to live better
Biodiversity the variety of living organisms in a particular habitat or geographic area
camouflage a protective means of hiding, through patterns and colors
carnivore meat eater
carrying capacity the number of organisms that can successfully live in an area
community a group of plants and animals living together
competition the struggle between organisms for the same living space and food
consumer organisms that feed on other plants and animals
crepusculor animals active at dawn and dusk
decay the breakdown of plants and animals
decomposer organisms that break down dead plants and animals into new soil
diurnal animals active during the day
ectotherm cold-blooded
endotherm warm-blooded
environment the total surroundings of a plant or animal
food chain the sun's energy being passed on from plants to animals
food web a number of food chains connected within a community
habitat where a plant or animal lives within a community
niche the job or role of a plant or animal within the community
herbivore animal which feeds on plants
nocturnal animals active at night
omnivore an animal that eats both plants and animals
organism any living thing, plants, or animals
photosynthesis making of food by green plants using sunlight, carbon dioxide, water, and soilminerals and nutrients
population the total number of one kind of organism living in an area (ex: all the deer in an area)
predator an animal that kills other animals for food
prey an animal that is killed and eaten by another
producer plants which made and store food
scavenger animals that feed on dead organisms
species a specific type of organism
succession the changing plants and animals of a given area over a period of time
territory the area that is defended by an animal
insectivore Animal which feeds on insects or other small invertebrates organisms
keystone species Species of plant or animal that most or all of the other species in an ecosystem are directly or indeirectly dependent on.
invasive A species of plant or animal that outcompetes other species, causing damage to an ecosystem.
Native An organism, plant or animal, that lives in an area naturally without any human involvement.
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