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    What is a harp seal's niche?

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    A harp seal's niche is in the icy waters of the Arctic and North Atlantic Oceans. Harp seals breed in Newfoundland and in the Greenland and White Seas, according to National Geographic. Man is a harp seal's most dangerous predator.

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    What is a dog's niche?

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    Domesticated dogs do not fill a niche in wild ecosystems. However, wolves are the ancestors of modern domesticated dogs, and wolves fill the apex predator niche, eating rodents, rabbits, deer and other animals. When domestic dogs become feral, they often fill the niche of a scavenger.

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    What is a black bear's niche?

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    The American black bear is an omnivore found across North America. Black bears mostly eat plant foods supplemented by carrion. Black bears prefer forested areas with sparse human habitation. Cubs are sometimes killed by wolves or mountain lions, but adults have no natural predators.

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    What is a gorilla's niche?

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    Gorillas are large herbivorous primates that feed on leaves and stems of plants without clearing the entire site of vegetation. This allows for renewal and regrowth of plant species. Gorillas are mostly active during the day and make their nests either on the ground or in trees.

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