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The sun is the initial (primary) energy source for life.

Ingestion and digestion of a food source is an animal's primary source of energy.

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What are the sources of energy and thus growth for animals?

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Because renewable sources have no carbon emissions and are thus not causing global warming.


How nan decomposers help the consumers and producers stay alive?

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How would the would be effected if ther were no worms?

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What triggers cannibalism among animals?

In the natural world survival is usually dependent on the fitness of the animal. For it to remain fit it must consume enough energy to function (starvation etc. can occur if it does not). Thus, if needed, animals may view members of their own species or even populations as food sources. Other animals consume their mating partner after they fertilize since they serve no purpose and the energy requirement in pregnancy is very high. Either way, cannibalism in animals is usually due to the requirement of a food source when all other common sources are unavailable.


What are the 3 main energy sources of a generator?

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Renewable sources of energy come are natural resources thus it can be located everywhere. Example of renewable sources are sun, wind, geothermal, wave, biomass.


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How do genes affect growth and development in farm animals?

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Could animals survive without plants?

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Where do open and closed systems get energy?

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What energy source don't come from the sun?

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