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A food chain comprises of cat, seed-eating bird, plants, and dog. The organism which will have the maximum concentration of harmful pesticides coming through the food chain is most likely to be:
A. Cat

B. Plants

C. Dog

D. Seed-eating bird

Answer :

Biological magnification is the accumulation of harmful chemicals and pesticides at trophic levels in a food chain, and it is the maximum at the topmost trophic level. In this food chain, plant-seed eating bird-cat-dog; dogs are at the top so they will have the maximum concentration of harmful pesticides.

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