Examples of commensalism?

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In ecology, commensalism is a type of relationship between two organisms where one benefits without affecting the other. It compares with mutualism, in which both organisms benefit, amensalism, where one is harmed and the other is unaffected, and parasitism, where one benefits while the other is harmed. Good examples of commensalism include cattle birds which forage in fields among cattle or other livestock, and other birds which follow army ant raids on the forest floor, feasting on any insects that spring into the air as they flee from the ants. Orchids and mosses are plants that exhibit commensalism with trees, growing on the trunks or branches of them and getting the light they need whilst not affecting the tree.
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Commensalism is a relationship between two organisms where one organism benefits and the other gains no benefit, but also is not harmed.
Many organisms attach themselves to other organisms for transportation or better access to food. Others use hosts as shelter.
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