Problem: Which trophic level is most at risk from chemicals like mercury and DDT?A. Tertiary consumersB. Primary producersC. Primary consumersD. Secondary consumers

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Organisms acquire environment toxins along with water and nutrients. Although some of these toxins are metabolized or excreted, some still accumulate in tissues. 

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Which trophic level is most at risk from chemicals like mercury and DDT?

A. Tertiary consumers

B. Primary producers

C. Primary consumers

D. Secondary consumers

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