• Populations Key Concepts

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    • Individual members of a population interact with each other. These interactions include competing with each other for basic resources, mates, and territory and cooperating with each other to meet basic needs.

    • The establishment of a social order i n a population may insure that labor and resources are adequately shared.

    • The establishment of a territory ensures that members of a population have adequate habitat to provide for basic resources.

    • Individual behaviors and group behaviors can influence a population.