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Answer to Question #73231 in Other Biology for Kristyan Wilson

Question #73231
In a classic case of [_______] the spraying of pesticide to kill mosquitoes led to the near extinction of the American bald eagle.

Question 2 options:

biological amplification,


predator-prey dynamics,


natural selection,


behavioral adaptation

Expert's answer
The answer is biological amplification. As American bald eagle and mosquitoes belong to the same food chain, the pesticide appears in much higher concentration in the eagle's tissue compared to the mosquito tissues. This concentration becomes high enough to kill the bird.

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