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Which interaction BEST illustrates the concept of mutualism?

A) Jaguars feeding on wild pigs.

B) Squirrels playing with other squirrels.

C) Malaria protozoans living on the blood of a host.

D) Nitrogen-fixing bacteria in root nodules of legumes.

I think its either D or B. Thanks!

asked by Evalyn Carver
  1. What does mutualism mean?

    posted by Ms. Sue
  2. Mutualism is when two organisms befit from what each other is doing

    posted by Evalyn Carver
  3. *Benefit

    posted by Evalyn Carver
  4. I think you mean "benefit."

    Neither is correct. I've checked two of your answers; now you're on your own. Please do not post this again.

    Read this article.

    http://www.necsi.edu/projects/evolution/co-evolution/mutualistic/co-evolution_mutualistic.html

    posted by Ms. Sue
  5. Ok. Thank you!! You helped a ton!!!

    posted by Evalyn Carver
  6. You're welcome. :-)

    posted by Ms. Sue

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