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Temperate Rain Forest Food Chain

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In a stretch of temperate rainforest in Oregon, a weasel is observed eating a vole. In this area, voles are particularly fond of eating crickets. The crickets in turn consume the various ferns and grasses that grow here.

In this food chain, which organism(s) would represent the tertiary consumer?

A

Ferns and grasses

B

Cricket

C

Vole

D

Weasel

E

There is no tertiary consumer in this food chain.