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Energy Available to Secondary Consumers

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As an ecologist, you have determined that a field of prairie grasses has captured approximately 50,000 calories that are now available for the consumers in this ecosystem.

What would be the estimated amount of calories available to the secondary consumers in this ecosystem?

A

50,000 calories

B

5,000 calories

C

500 calories

D

50 calories

E

5 calories