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What is a 'food web'? Show its formation.

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Food Web is a network of interlocking and interdependent food chain which tells us what-eats-what in an ecological community and thus describing the relationship between species.

Formation of a food web – In the food web given below, the flow of energy is shown by the direction of arrows. There are three food chains in the given food web. The food web begins from grass which is producer, it provides food to grasshopper, mice, rabbit which are eaten by lizards, and snake. Lizards, snakes, and rabbits are eaten by hawk which is carnivore. Thus, the food web begins at producers (grass) and ends in top carnivore (hawk).

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