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Because both organisms benefit in the relationship in some way. For example, Ants and aphids are usually close in a habitat. Aphids release this sugary fluid that ants like to feed on and in return the ants protect the aphids.

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Q: Why is mutualism a good relationship between two organisms?
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Does Parasitism both benefit?

No, parasitism is good for one of the organisms and bad for the other. Commensalism is good for one of the organisms and doesn't affect the other. Mutualism benefits both organisms.

What is the meaning of mutualism and there examples?

Mutualism is a relationship when 2 living organisms benefit from each other's presence. Good example? You and bacteria living in your stomach. The bacteria helps with digestion of food, while you are giving them a place to live. Need more? Bees and flower - bees receive food (pollen and nectar) while the plant benefits from the bees pollinating them.

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The term that is used is called symbiosis it commonly describes close and often long-term interactions between different biological species.

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