Biology (11th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 1-25918-813-2
ISBN 13: 978-1-25918-813-8

Chapter 55 - Ecology of Individuals and Populations - Review Questions - Apply: 2

Answer

C.

Work Step by Step

A. is wrong since the level of predation makes survival to the next season unlikely in any case, while B. can be eliminated since it is a strategy for a K-selected population, not the r-selected one described. D. can be eliminated since that is self-defeating.
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