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Living Environment Regents August 2008 Question 56 PDF Print E-mail
NYS Living Environment Regents August 2008

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One reason why an introduced species might be very successful in a new environment could be large food supply or lack of competition for food.

If the food required for the newly introduced species is abundant, it becomes easier for the species to survive and grow in the new ecosystem.

Also, lack of competition for food, due to no other species feeding on the food type required for the newly introduced species leads to the survival, reproduction and growth of this species in the new ecosystem.

 

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