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Eastern cottontail rabbits reside throughout the eastern United States and parts of Canada and Mexico. 20 0 obj <>stream passage of time; the farther you go to the right, the more time elapses. 2. Population Ecology Graphs . During the summer months, cottontails primarily eat grasses, legumes, succulent annuals, weeds, as well as the occasional garden vegetable. A lens-growth curve, with confidence limits, was established from 188 known-age, pen-reared cottontail rabbits (Sylvilagus floridanus) between 2 and 297 days old. ─ Graph 2 1. Distribute copies of the Student Worksheet and graph paper to each student and give them time to complete Part 1 individually. A rabbit’s soft fur is brownish above and white below. I can interpret graphs to understand growth rates and identify growth curves. Which of the two curves is an exponential ... 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