Biology (11th Edition)

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Chapter 55 - Ecology of Individuals and Populations - Figure 55.3 - Data Analysis: 1

Answer

The slope of the line can tell us if the lizard is likely to have more active behaviors at all temperatures (that is the case if the line is flatter). It cannot tell us which particular behaviors are more likely.

Work Step by Step

The key is to see that the graph tells us about activity: is it constant or variable with ambient temperature due to the nature of a particular habitat.
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