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Species Interaction done by Ching Yee and Yue Shan 313 http://www.mindmeister.com/maps/show/58853812 by Mind Map: Species Interaction done by Ching Yee and Yue Shan 313
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Species Interaction done by Ching Yee and Yue Shan 313 http://www.mindmeister.com/maps/show/58853812

Competition

Intraspecific

Video: Animal Olympians: Weight Lifting http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q8iaYlWyWoI&feature=PlayList&p=E46D2FAEDCFC8E63&index=8, Organisms Involved, Rhinoceros beetles, Basis of symbiotic relationship, Competition for mate

Interspecific

Video: How the fig tree strangles other plants for survival in the rainforest http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UCUtpmwacoE, Organisms involved, Fig tree, Other trees in the rainforest, Basis of symbiotic relationship, Competition for nutrients, sunlight and water in the rainforests causes the fig tree to strangle other trees, As the population of fig tree increase, the population of other species of trees decreases

Mutualism

Video: Bird Water Buffalo Mutualism http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8BEKrc-aXF8&feature=PlayList&p=E46D2FAEDCFC8E63&index=17

Organisms involved, Bird, Water buffalo

Basis of symbiotic relationship, The birds helps the water buffalo remove ticks, flies and flecks of dry skin from its body, things which irritate and harm the water buffalo, The water buffalo provides transport and food (ticks, flies and flecks of dry skin) for the birds

Little or no influences on population change

Commensalism

Video: Whaleshark & remora http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=48eKFw7DDbY

Organisms involved, Whaleshark, Remora

Basis of symbiotic relationship, The remora attaches to the whale shark for transport and protection

Little or no influences on population change

Exploitation

Parasitism

Video: Deadliest Parasite on the Planet, Parasite: Mosquito, Host: Human, Basis of Interaction: Food, The population of humans would decrease while the population of mosquitos would increase

Predation

Video: 'Fastest Animal In the World', Predator:The Peregrine Falcon, Prey: The Pigeon, Basis of Species Interaction: Food, The population of pigeon would decrease while the population of the peregrine falcon would increase, Pigeon's only defensive adaptation is that it can out-chase the Falcon at low levels

Defensive Adaptations, Cryptic Coloration, Video: Invisible Octopus, The octopus camouflages with the sea grasses to hide from predators, Aposematic Coloration, Video: BBC: Poison Dart Frogs - Wild Caribbean, The warning message to keep predators at bay from the poison dart frogs is its colorful shade., Batesian Mimicry, Video: The Indonesian Mimic Octopus, Thaumoctopus mimicus take on the characteristics of multiple species. It is able to discern which dangerous sea creature to impersonate that will present the greatest threat to its current possible predator, Mullerian Mimicry, Video: Top 10 Odd Animal Couples: Shrimp & A Goby, A Goby has excellent eyesight, but needs a burrow to hide in, so while the shrimp looks after the house, filling the burrow's entrance with sand, the A Goby keeps a lookout for predators

Herbivory

the process in which a herbivore eats parts of a plant, this has led to the evolution of plant mechanical and chemical defenses and consequent adaptations by herbivores.