The graph below shows population variation in three wildlife species from 2011 to 2016 in North America and its coastal areas.
Summarize the information by selecting and reporting main features and make comparisons where relevant.
20 minutes; 150 Words
The given line chart presents information about the population fluctuation of three wildlife species in North America during six years. The pie chart presents information on federal spending in percentage on these species.
While the population of Bears has increased tremendously from near zero to about 170,000, that of Dolphins has witnessed the opposite trend. Dolphins’ numbers dropped from 150,000 in 2011 to about zero in 2016. Such huge fall in Dolphins’ numbers can be attributed to just five percent of federal funds devoted to wildlife. On the other hand, a disproportionately large percentage of funds is devoted to bears.
The population of whales, however, fluctuates during the given period and stays at around 80,000 in 2016. The federal government devotes 30 percent of its funds for preservation of whales.
Clearly, there is a direct correlation between the amount of federal funds allocated to a species and its population growth. More are the funds allocated, greater is the species population.
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