An objective approach to determining the weight ranges of prey preferred by and accessible to the five large African carnivores.

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Hayley S Clements ; Craig J Tambling ; Matt W Hayward ; Graham I H Kerley
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science (PLoS)
  • Journal: PLoS ONE, volume 9, issue 7 (issn: 1932-6203, eissn: 1932-6203)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0101054, pmc: PMC4079238
  • Subject: Trophic Interactions | Predator-Prey Dynamics | Research Article | Mathematics | Ecology and Environmental Sciences | Ecology | Physical Sciences | Animal Types | Species Interactions | Wildlife | Biostatistics | Statistics (Mathematics) | Biology and Life Sciences | Mammalogy | Veterinary Science | Behavioral Ecology | Community Ecology | Medicine | Population Dynamics | Q | R | Population Biology | Science | Conservation Science | Zoology | Terrestrial Ecology

Broad-scale models describing predator prey preferences serve as useful departure points for understanding predator-prey interactions at finer scales. Previous analyses used a subjective approach to identify prey weight preferences of the five large African carnivores, ... View more
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