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Ecology
The study of how living things interact with one another and with the environment.
Population
is the collection of people or organisms of a particular species living in a given geographic area or space
Community
A combination of all the different populations that interact and live within the same environment
Ecosystem
Is a natural unit consisting of all plants, animals and micro organisms in an area functioning together with all the non living physical factors of the environment
Food chain/web
describe the feeding relationships between species in an ecological community. They graphically represent the transfer of material and energy from one species to another within an ecosystem
Carnivores
Meaning 'meat eater'. Is an animal with a diet consisting mainly of meat, whether it comes from animals living or dead
Omnivores
An omnivore is a kind of animal that eats either other animals or plants.
Herbivores
An herbivore is an animal that gets its energy from eating plants, and only plants