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African elephants are herbivores distributed throughout sub-Saharan Africa. These elephants live in communities that may include cattle egrets, olive baboons, and various reptiles and amphibians. African elephants shape their habitats in many ways, including by clearing paths through dense brush and digging into the ground to create water holes.
Which of the following scientific questions would be most helpful in determining if the African elephant is a keystone species in the communities in which it lives?
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