In which of the following the young bird is brought up by along other birds?

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Editor">Editor Staff asked 2 months ago

In which of the following the young bird is brought up by along other birds?
 
(a) Brood parasitism
 
(b) Endoparasite
 
(c) Ectoparasite
 
(d) Permanent parasite
 
I got this question in an online quiz.
 
I would like to ask this question from Population Interactions-3 topic in portion Organisms and Populations of Biology – Class 12

1 Answers
Editor">Editor Staff answered 2 months ago

The correct choice is (a) Brood parasitism
 
To explain I would say: The young bird is brought up by other birds in brood parasitism. In this, the parasite lays its eggs in other birds’ nest (host). This kind of interaction is also seen among insects and fishes.