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Symbiosis: Identifying

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The black-crowned night heron builds nests from twigs and sticks in mangrove trees in the Malay-Thai peninsula.

Excess nitrates from a large amount of heron excretion damage the mangrove trees, sometimes leading to mangrove death. The ability of herons to nest in the mangroves is not affected.

What type of symbiosis is this?

A

Mutualism.

B

Commensalism.

C

Amensalism.

D

Parasitism.

E

Herbivory.