Many living and non-living animals make up the ecosystem of the cave. There are different kinds of animals that live in caves like owls, bats, salamanders, wood rats and daddy long legs. Another living thing that is in caves are bacteria. The non-living things in caves are stalagmites, walls, dirt those are the only non-living things in caves.
Population. All the members of one species that live with an ecosystem.
Ex. Bats, spiders, salamanders, frogs, snails, cave crickets, centipede.
Community. All the different populations that interact with each other in the same area.
Ex. Millipedes and salamanders centipedes all live on the ground while the bats live on the ceiling.