• anonymous
After a rather large volcanic eruption in the South Pacific, a new group of islands has formed where land previously had not existed. Over the next several years, some small plants start to grow and populate the island. These plants give way to small shrubs and trees that provide habitat for sea birds. This is an example of _____. Primary or secondary succesion.
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  • anonymous
Primary succession. This is when plants start to grow from places where there has never been plants growing there before. Secondary succession is when plants start to grow because something happened and killed the previous plants, but there was plants there before. Understand ? So, primary succession is the answer because this was the first batch of plants that have ever grown because the islands were just made.

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