What is the density of a population?
how much matter is packed into a space.
the number of organisms per unit area.
the change in a population of organisms per unit time.
the limit to how many members of a population can live in a certain area.
Too many deer live in a state park. The deer are dying from starvation. What kind of limiting factor is this an example of
If an environment changes slowly over time, what will most likely happen to species living in that environment?
The species will remain unchanged and continue to thrive.
The species will change over many generations to suit the new environment.
The species will become extinct.
Individuals within the population will suddenly grow new physical adaptations.
Select two correct answers. Biologists wanting to save the Tennessee black bear when it was an endangered species studied the
carrying capacity where the bears lived.
number of farms where the bears lived.
size of the bears’ snouts.
interaction of bears and owls.
population density of the bears.
What is an important density-dependent limiting factor for humans?