Arizona Game and Fish Department: Focus Wild Arizona Activity Sheets - Symbiotic Relationships

John Muir, well-known author and naturalist, once wrote, “Tug on anything at all and you’ll find it connected to everything else in the universe.” But what did he mean? 

The animals and plants within an ecosystem live in a delicate balance, each species connected to another. If you push on one species, other species often feel the effect. Sometimes, an animal or plant actually becomes dependent on another species in order to survive.


Focus Wild Arizona Activity Sheets: From 2006-2013, each issue of the Department’s Arizona Wildlife Views magazine featured a new education article. These articles were intended for younger children and include some vocabulary and a fun activity. All of these articles are now available on our website.

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