Wildlife Encounters: Kindergarten - 4th Grade
Lesson 4: Rehabilitation

Population Dynamics and Habitat Availability

deer overpopulationDue to human activities and land use, many ecosystems are out of balance. Some species of animals have become over-populated, and there may not be enough food or space for another animal to be released in a habitat.

Wildlife rehabilitators and veterinarians need to make sure that there are enough resources for an animal before they release it.


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