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What would be the effect of a farmer introducing a rat poison in to the ecosystem that is toxic to rats and mice in the terrestrial food web above?





A. The population of fox would decrease
B. The population of grasshoppers would decrease
C. The population of hawks would increase
D. The population of rabbits would decrease

This question is part of Ecology Exam Practice Quiz
Asked by Joe jerdon, Last updated: May 26, 2020

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George

George

Answered Sep 28, 2017

Why would it decrease because it can still feed on the rabbit and squirell

 

John Adney

John Adney

Answered Sep 26, 2017

C cause the hawk will have only 1 source of food, while the fox still have a lot of other animals to eat other than the mice

 

John Adney

John Adney

Answered May 06, 2017

The population of rabbits would decrease because the fox and the owl will not have mice to feed on so they will have to eat more rabbits!
 

John Adney

John Adney

Answered Apr 04, 2017

The population of fox would decrease because the rats and mice will not be around

 

John Smith

John Smith

Answered Mar 29, 2017

The population of fox would decrease
 

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