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7.9: Topics for Discussion

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    1. Think of any group of species (birds, trees, or maybe insects) that can be found in the area where you live. Do you think it is important to be able to identify these species? Why? How many species can you personally identify at this moment? What steps would you take to learn to identify more species?
    2. Which ecosystems in your country are particularly species-rich, and which are species-poor? Describe some factors that make ecosystems species-rich or species-poor.
    3. Which biomes on Earth do you think most undescribed species are lurking? Explain your answer.

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