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Symbiotic Relationships

Symbiosis Two organisms of different species living together in a close relationship.
Predator Animals that hunt and eat other animals.
Prey Animals that are hunted and eaten by other animals.
Competition When two or more organisms fight over a limited resource.
Cooperation When organisms interact in a way that help each other.
Mutualism Description both species benefit
Commensalism Description one species benefits and one is unharmed
Parasitism Description one species benefits and the other is harmed
Example of Mutualism hummingbird and flower
Example of Commensalism a remora attached to a shark
Example of Parasitism mosquito on a human
Good Bacteria When this is in a cow's stomach, it helps break down the cow's food; this is mutualism.
Golden Retrievers Mrs. Goff has two of these; they make her very happy and she takes care of all their needs. This is mutualism.
Mistletoe This parasite attaches to trees for nutrients and it kills the tree; this is parasitism.
Bed Bugs These creatures come out at night to feed on human blood; this is parasitism.
Spider This creature builds a web in a deer's horns; the deer is unharmed. This is commensalism.
Monarch This butterfly lays its eggs on a milkweed plant; this is commensalism.
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