Biology (11th Edition)

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

Chapter 56 - Community Ecology - Figure 56.8 - Inquiry Question: 1

Answer

Kangaroo rats are large and use up resources, taking them away from other, especially smaller rodents. Without the kangaroo rats, those other rodents have much more to use in their lives.

Work Step by Step

See the description of the experiment in Fig. 56.8--all of the answer follows from that information.
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