Campbell Biology (10th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321775651
ISBN 13: 978-0-32177-565-8

Chapter 56 - 56.3 - Concept Check: 3

Answer

It's not the total area being removed but the fact that this area is the only connection between two habitats that must be considered.

Work Step by Step

Severing this connection could cause considerably more damage than removing an equal portion of the forest from somewhere else due to the way it limits mobility and isolates population groups.
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