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all of one type of animal and plant in an ecosystem: there are many of these in each area
Population
the place where an animal or platn lives and grows: a home
Habitat
a group of plants and animals that live in an ecosystem and depend on each other for their survival
Community
animal homes that are in the water such as the ocean, streams, rivers, swamps, ponds
Water Habitats
animal homes that are on the land such as tundra, grasslands, desert, rain forest, and mountain
Land Habitats
all the nonliving things that surround a living plant or animal
Environment
trees whose leaves fall off in the autumn
Deciduous
evergreen trees with needles
Coniferous
flat, cold, wetlands in the artic
Tundra
flat, grassy area with few trees ideal for herbivores like cows and buffalo
Grasslands
hot or cold area with very little rainfall
Deserts
areas with many trees
forests
hot, wet ecosystem with many trees and animals; the largest ecosystem in population
Rain Forest
the largest body of salt water on earth: the largest ecosystem in size
Ocean
water ecosystems made of flowering waterstreams, rivers, swamps, lakes, ponds
Fresh Water