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Predators Move Closer

Predators are being chased out of the countryside by suburban building and are moving into the cities, where they can prey on small pets. For instance, a coyote community has lived for at least six years less than a mile from Chicago's O'Hare International Airport.. Science Daily quotes environmentalist Stan Gehrt as saying, "That's an...
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Why Predators Are Necessary (But Wear Your Bear Suit!)

A forest without predators may not last long. When predators vanish, herbivore (plant eating) animal populations explode, leading to the mass destruction of plant life and eventually to the destruction of the forest itself.

A research team led by John Terborgh of Duke University made a census of the herbivores and trees on several...

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