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In relation to energy transfer in ecosystem, explain the statement "10kg of deer's meat is equivalent to 1 kg of lion's flesh".

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Energy transfer in an ecosystem follows a ten percent rule which states that 10% of energy is transferred to the next trophic level. So, if the lion eats 10 kg of deer meat then only 10% energy would be passed to the lion i.e., 1 kg of lion’s flesh.


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