Glossary

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Batesian mimicry- a mutation that causes a nonpoisonous species to look similar to a poisonous species; helps fend the species against predators.

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Environment- the natural surroundings to which an organism must adapt to survive.
Extinction- when an organism is no longer present and dies out.

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Predator- an organism that preys on another.
Population- A group of interacting individuals belongs to one species and living in the same geographic area

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Resources- a limited quantity of something in an environment.

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Species- A group whose members possess similar anatomical characteristics and have the ability to interbreed.

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