Habitats and Food Chain

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Habitats and Food Chain - pond

Created on: Feb-10-2015   Last updated: Feb-10-2015

 

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A pond' is a body of standing water, either natural or man-made, that is usually smaller than a lake.[1] They may arise naturally in floodplains as part of a river system, or they may be somewhat isolated depressions (examples include vernal pools and prairie potholes). Usually they contain shallow water with marsh and aquatic plants and animals.[2] A few animals also make their home in ponds, including both alligators and beavers. The type of life in a pond is generally determined by a combination of factors including water level regime (particularly depth and duration of flooding) and nutrient levels, but other factors may also be important, including presence or absence of shading by trees, presence or absence of streams, effects of grazing animals, and salinity.

 
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