Endemic and Invasive species
by K. Petruzzi
| 9 Questions
Which of the following terms most appropriately describes the Cane Toads in Australia
Why were Cane toads brought to Australia in the first place?
WHich of the following changes did NOT occur as a result of the reintroduction of Wolves to Yellowstone Park
The Deer population decreased
An increase in dam building on the river by beavers occurred
Trees grew taller
The bird populations decreased
Which organism is extinct?
The African Giraffe
The Bald Eagle
Which of the following are features of Biological Hot spots? (Choose all that apply)
Must be an island
Must have over 1500 endemic species
Must have lost or be in danger of losing 70% of it's original habitat
Must be inhabited by people
What does endemic mean?
ways humans can cause species loss?
The beavers of yellowstone parke would best be described as:
A keystone species
An invasive species
Top level predators
The rate of background extinction is
about 1 species per year
about 10 species per year
about 100 species per year
Caused by catastrophic events like asteroid strikes
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