1. The following shows a food web that was present on the Channel Islands 200 years ago. From the information presented in the article, sketch the following animals into this food web to show how the food web might look today: feral pigs, golden eagles.

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Insects Lizards
birds Mice

2. Why do ecologists blame feral pigs for the decline in the fox populations on the Channel Islands?

3. What does apparent competition mean? How is it different from direct competition? Which two animal species were involved in apparent competition?

4. Why didn’t the pig population or the skunk population decline?

5. Why do ecologists think that eradicating feral pigs from the Channel Islands will help the fox populations to rebound?

please help :( (I have a D in biology)

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  1. By the way, skunk eats insects and birds and the fox eats the lizards and mice

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    No food web shown. Cannot copy and paste here.

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