Latest Apex predator Stories
252 million years ago the largest extinction event occurred at the end of the Permian age. It wiped out almost 90 percent of all life in water.
Authors of a new research review in the journal Science have called for a global initiative to save large predators around the world.
That smaller islands will typically sustain fewer species than large ones is a widespread pattern in nature. Now a team of researchers shows that smaller area will mean not only fewer species, but also shorter food chains. This implies that plant and animal communities on small islands may work differently from those on large ones.
Rice University researchers have found that communities in nature are likely to be a lot more sensitive to change than previously thought.
Ecologists have been active in their response to the publishing of a new study in the June issue of the Ecological Society of America's journal Ecology.
Yellowstone grizzly bears were first given endangered species status in 1973 after extensive hunting and killing had decimated the wild populations of this apex predator.
The predator-prey relationship can affect the flow of carbon through an ecosystem, according to a new study from the Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies.
According to a new report, Italian wolves heavily prefer wild boar in their diet, which may provide important insights for farmers as well as wildlife conservationists.
The phrase "no guts, no glory" doesn't just apply to athletes who are striving to excel.
As wolf populations grow in parts of the West, most of the focus has been on their value in aiding broader ecosystem recovery – but a new study from Oregon State University also points out that they could play an important role in helping to save other threatened species.
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