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Definition

Food Chain: is a diagram that shows how food energy moves from one organism to another in a given environment.  Food energy moves along the food chain when one organism eats another.

Hawaiian Translation: Ku'ina Mea'ai


Example

food chain

Illustration of parts of a food chain.

food chain

The snail eats the leaf, the smaller bird eats the snail, and larger bird eats the smaller bird.


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