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The Artic Tundra

Abiotic Factors
1.Strong winds
2.Short summer days
3.Very long/cold winter days
4.poor soil due to permafrost
5.little to none precipitation

Biotic
1.Snowy owls
2.Mosses
3.Foxes
4.Heathes
5.Caribou

Carrying Capacity

Carrying Capacity-

In order for a population to survive they need food,water,shelter,and space.

Maximum population size of the species that the environment can sustain

For example, a population of penguins. There population may decrease over time due to limited/unavailable resources like fish.

Limiting Factors

Limiting factor-
An environmental factor that tends to limit population size.

A whale hunts a penguin, limiting factors can affect them in ways, for example

Producers-

An organism, as a plant, that is able to produce its own food from inorganic substances.

Ex. Moss

Consumers-

An organism, usually an animal, that feeds on plants or other animals.

Ex.
       Herbivore- Rabbit
       Carnivore- Wolves
       Omnivore- Arctic Fox
       Scavenger- Raven

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