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    Part E (Identify the apex predator/s) In the movie ‘Finding Nemo’, the creators payed close attention to detail regarding how the food webs are formed in ecosystem of the Great Barrier Reef. At the top of the food web are the apex predators: the predators that aren’t prey to any other organism. These animals in the foo web that I have created are the Anglerfish, Great White Shark, and Barracuda. In reality, there are other animals that would probably eat these animals, but in my food web, they are the apex predators. Question Three Part A (Describe the natural ecosystem that Finding Nemo is set in, eg where it is found, what it is called, what it looks like) Finding Nemo is set in the Great Barrier Reef, located on the Eastern Coast of Australia.…

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    use. One is called bottom-up and the other is top-down. The controller of top-down would be the top predator or the apex predator (Wallach and O’Neill, 2009). The apex predator can also be known as the keystone species in that ecosystem. Top-down control is when the apex predator regulates the structure and population of the ecosystem (Wallach and O’Neill, 2009). The apex predators will prey on the consumers, which keeps the consumers population in control so that the producers can survive. This…

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    Have you ever noticed sometimes when you are looking for a certain item whether it be a personal item or something you are shopping for; it can be sometimes difficult to locate, and then when you are not looking for said item you see it all the time? Or how about when you notice familiar vehicles on the road. For example, my fiancé owns a Mazda 2 and anytime I see someone else driving the same vehicle it sticks out like a sore thumb. Have you ever noticed that we as humans are at the top of the…

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    Wolves In Yellowstone

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    Wolves does not naturally have any regular predators; they are considered apex predators. Apex predators are very important in an ecosystem because they help the ecosystem to stay biodiverse. For example, wolves which are apex predators, they eat on the elks that would normally feed on the willows. Consequentially, the elimination of wolves was seen as an object of concern because now that there would be no more wolves to feed on the elks, the willows stared to slowly decline. The willows are…

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    Steinbock brings up, but there are somethings that we need to look at. For hundreds of years, humans have been on the top of the food chain. But that doesn’t mean that mankind isn’t outnumbered by animals. There are far more non-human animals than there are human in the world when you consider there are millions upon millions of different species. Just because we farm, or experiment on animals does not mean that we as Homo sapiens haven’t earned that right at the top of the food chain. Yet…

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    Snapmaw Dichotomy

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    video, we see the Snapmaw lunging from one side of a marsh to us, with its gigantic jaw extended, ready to deliver the killing blow. With the Snapmaw having ice abilities it only makes sense that it is vulnerable to fire arrows and such. Sitting on the underside of the beast is a Cryo Sac. This houses the machines freezing elements. Aloy can exploit this weakness by shooting the Cryo Sac and freeze the Snapmaw, turning its greatest weapon into its greatest weakness. Second up is a video…

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    The globalized nature of contemporary society resulted in the widespread proliferation of cultural commodities. This is present in the entertainment world, multinational corporations, and even food culture. In developed countries, the cultural palate expanded to include international delicacies. One of these delicacies is modern sushi. This industry began in Japan, but over time it became a global phenomenon in restaurants everywhere. The explosion of this industry placed additional demands on…

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    Raptor Research

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    One of the many definitions of a predator is an animal that lives by killing and eating other animals, or an animal that preys on other animals. Better yet, one that preys, destroys, and devours. According to Encyclopedia Britannica, predation is the pursuit, capture, and killing of animals for food. Excluding Homo sapiens, the animal kingdom has species considered to be top predators in the aquatic, terrestrial, and aerial territory. For instance, the massive great white shark is probably the…

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    explained that animals in the wild might not have someone to take care of them and it by hunting them for food; human beings are reducing potential suffering (par.7). Animals in a park may be over populated competing for the scarce resource. Hunting them for food is not, a problem and will not only save the remaining species but will also take care of nature at last. Beef farming is cruel according to vegans but so is nature, carnivores feed on other animals without fear or worried because even…

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    Boom And Bust Cycle Essay

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    However, many scientists adore trophic cascades, and will inaccurately declare a situation so. In order to confirm that a trophic cascade is really taking place, there is a number of criteria that must be met (Grubbs et al.). The following requirements in order to confirm a trophic cascade is occurring are, a temporal correlation of abundance trends, spatiotemporal overlap, prey growth rapid compared to predator, prey being a significant attribute to the predator’s diet, and predator primary…

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