Characteristics of Environment

Characteristics of Environment
Food
Prey
Animals that are being eaten
A prey is usually a plant eater or a plant and
animal eater
Predater
Animals that hunt or eat another animals
A predator is usually a animal eater or
a plant eater and animal eater
Soil
Sandy soil
Dry
Good oxygen supply
Garden soil
Contain a lot of decayed plants and remains of
animals
Very fertile
Not too dry or wet
Clayey soil
Tends to clump together
Poor oxygen supply
Usually wet
Other organisms
Man's activities
Hunting
Poaching
Bacteria and fungi
Temperature
The temperature of a habitat determines the
types
Dogs pant to lose heat when their surroundings
become too warm
Water
Very important for survival
It is an essential part of all living things
Oceans, rivers and ponds provide the habitat
for many animals
Man cannot live in a place without a supply of
fresh water
Light
An important factor for the survival of all living
things
Plants and other organisms that depend on
plant for food will die without sunlight
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