Symbiosis

Alex McDonald

Symbiosis

interaction between two different organisms living in close physical association, typically to the advantage of both.

The types of Symbiosis

mutualism:interaction between two different organisms living in close physical association, typically to the advantage of both

commensalism:an association between two organisms in which one benefits and the other derives neither benefit nor harm.

parasitism:relationship between species, where one species, the parasite, benefits at the expense of the other, the host.

examples of the different symbiosis

mutualism:of the oxpecker (a kind of bird) and the rhinoceros or zebra.

commensalism: whale and barnacles.
Parasitism: the parasite, lives off of another organism, the host, harming it and possibly causing death.