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habitat
The place where an animal or plant lives.
environment
All the surrounding living and nonliving things that affect a living thing.
producer
A living thing that can make its own food.
consumer
A living thing that eats other living things to survive.
carnivore
An animal that eats only other animals.
herbivore
An animal that eats only plants.
omnivore
An animal that eats both plants and animals.
extinction
The permanent disappearance of all living things of a certain kind.
food chain
The path that energy takes through a community as one living thing eats another.
predator
An animal that hunts other animals for food.
prey
An animal hunted for food by another animal.
food web
Two or more food chains that overlap and link.
community
A group of plants and animals that live in a certain area and depend on one another.
ecosystems
A place where living and nonliving things interact.
wetlands
Swamps, marshes, and bogs that are home to many kinds of animals and plants.
migrate
To move to another region as the seasons change.
hibernation
A deep sleep that helps some animals survive the winter.
dormancy
A decrease in plant activity during the winter.