Campbell Biology (11th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-13409-341-0
ISBN 13: 978-0-13409-341-3

Chapter 53 - Test Your Understanding - Level 1 - Knowledge/Comprehension - Page 1210: 3



Work Step by Step

This is true for many prey animal populations. Without other information, we can infer it is the correct answer of the given options by eliminating the others: the codependency level of (b) is unlikely given that the lynx has other prey and does not benefit the hare, (c) would not likely be true of a predator-prey pairing, and (d) is a true statement that is not relevant to the type of study described.
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