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Essential Components for Wildlife

In order for wildlife to thrive there are 5 basic components that they require and that the habitat must provide.



All animals need food.



All animals need water.



All animals need cover to travel, rest, breed, feed, and nest.



All animals need adequate space in a suitable arrangement to provide access to sufficient food and water, enough territory for mating and nesting, cover or shelter from weather and predators and the reduction tensions that can aggravate stress-related illnesses.


The Arrangement of food, water, cover and space should allow animals the ability to fulfill their basic needs.

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