predation

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predation

[prə′dā·shən]
(biology)
The killing and eating of an individual of one species by an individual of another species.
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By using the latest DNA technology, the analysis will also identify the prey animals that each predator had been eating.
Volunteers will also survey the area for activity at waterholes, particularly in regards to leopard prey animals such as gazelle, ibex and hyrax.
Poust stated that within the Brule Formation at Badlands National Park, prey animals comprised 90% of the paleofauna (6).
Then, the scientists tested the fishes' responses to a number of things, such as the cues predators make or the appearance of prey animals.
Maybe we don't trust our senses enough, our peripheral vision, the outer limits of our hearing, because it's been too long since we've been prey animals.
Monocular vision lets prey animals focus on two things at once--their dinner and certain uninvited guests
Birds are prey animals and to a bobcat it's just dinner.
Marx, compare rape-induced paralysis to a behavior widely studied in prey animals.
Ostro reports that the number and variety of prey animals in the Cockscomb Basin has risen since the park was created in 1984.
5 prey animals in the four weeks with the bell off and 2.
They wrestle with one another and practice catching prey animals brought home by their parents.
Thus, they advise, countries should set aside areas where people can't hunt and where the animals that tigers eat, so-called prey animals, can breed.