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can anyone tell me a little about MacArthur and Wilson's theory of island biogeography? I need to answer the question Describe a series of small habitats that exist within 10 to 20 kilometers of your house and which might be subject to MacArthur and Wilson's theory of island biogeography

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    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Island_biogeography

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    yes i had read this previously, i guess im just not sure how to apply this to the question. any suggestions?

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    Island biogeography theory describes a habitat that is different than the surrounding habitat.

    A city park would be an island habitat.

    A farmer's field surrounded by housing developments would be an island habitat.

    A small lake is an island habitat.

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    ok thank you!

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    You're welcome.

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