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A running water environment offers numerous microhabitats for many types of animals. Similar to plants, animals in lotic..

Ploidy
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Humans are diploid creatures. This means that for every chromosome in the body, there is another one to match it. Howeve..

Early Mammals on Earth
Early Mammals on Earth

The Earth's ecosphere was rapidly changing and throwing up a wide range of ecological niches that new adaptive organisms..

Community Patterns

Learn about community patterns and the ecological factors influencing these patterns. Revisit some of the ecosystems you..

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Lentic or still water communities can vary greatly in appearance -- from a small temporary puddle to a large lake. The s..