A group of interdependent organisms inhabiting the same region and interacting with each other.
Collected information which can be quantitative (numerical) or qualitative (descriptive). Factual information used as a basis for reasoning, discussion, or calculation.
Reference book that contains illustrations of flora or fauna, maps of their natural habitats, and descriptions of their characteristics and behaviors. Some field guides may focus on specific animal-related artifacts, such as animal tracks, bird eggs, and so on.
A place providing appropriate living conditions for an organism, species, or community.
Develop a tentative explanation for a set of observations or relationships, testable through additional observations or experiments.
All the individuals of one species that occupy the same given area at the same time.
A description of what one thinks will take place in the future, based on previous knowledge.
A group of similar organisms that can reproduce amongst themselves, with viable offspring.
The distance traveled in a step. Stride length is measured from one heel to another heel of an animal’s feet. This distance varies depending on the animal’s size, species, and speed.
To collect detailed information for a study of a particular subject.