How to use Predation in a sentence
In small forest streams, fish predation by birds is still high as every reach has its resident kingfisher.
Hence, among female baboons at Tsaobis, it is no surprise that vigilance primarily serves to reduce the risk of predation.
It may well be that T.rex was an opportunist flesh eater, combining scavenging carrion with active predation.
Little ringed plovers have nested on these islands since 1997, in spite of heavy predation from crows, magpies and herons.
Seed predation and germination, fruiting phenology and forest microclimate were also examined.Advertisement
Predation by the introduced American mink is thought to have a severe impact on the water voles populations, even causing local extinction.
Griffiths, S. W. (1997) Preferences for familiar fish do not vary with predation risk in the European minnow.
Even purely observational work may cause some disturbance or increase the risk of predation.
Many spiderlings may succumb to nest parasitism, predation, and even cannibalism before the survivors emerge in the spring.
Leave shed seeds on the soil surface to germinate, die or suffer predation.Advertisement
Constructing pipe chambers for cover for chicks, weeding existing shingle areas, remove tree growth to reduce predation of chicks.
However, finding a safe roost site for the daylight hours is essential to avoid predation.
This will lead to increased predation, which in turn will lead to the need for increased control.
Research findings to date show that procedures such as creating safe environments for fish from cormorant predation are not the solution to all problems.
Fox and mink predation are a major source of irritation.Advertisement
These budgets are becoming increasingly difficult to meet with raptor predation on the increase.
Farmers in upland areas may be losing upwards of 5% of lambs to fox predation.
There's really no downside to seed predation that we've observed.
Animal welfare livestock predation is clearly not conducive to animal welfare.
Predation by brown skuas was a major cause of egg and chick loss.Advertisement
The young fish form large schools, probably to help protect them from predation by larger tope and seals.
Predation losses were determined by lightly gluing giant foxtail and velvetleaf weed seeds onto squares of sandpaper.