How to use Predation in a sentence

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  • In small forest streams, fish predation by birds is still high as every reach has its resident kingfisher.

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  • Hence, among female baboons at Tsaobis, it is no surprise that vigilance primarily serves to reduce the risk of predation.

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  • It may well be that T.rex was an opportunist flesh eater, combining scavenging carrion with active predation.

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  • Little ringed plovers have nested on these islands since 1997, in spite of heavy predation from crows, magpies and herons.

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  • Seed predation and germination, fruiting phenology and forest microclimate were also examined.

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  • Predation by the introduced American mink is thought to have a severe impact on the water voles populations, even causing local extinction.

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  • Griffiths, S. W. (1997) Preferences for familiar fish do not vary with predation risk in the European minnow.

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  • Even purely observational work may cause some disturbance or increase the risk of predation.

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  • Many spiderlings may succumb to nest parasitism, predation, and even cannibalism before the survivors emerge in the spring.

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  • Leave shed seeds on the soil surface to germinate, die or suffer predation.

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  • Constructing pipe chambers for cover for chicks, weeding existing shingle areas, remove tree growth to reduce predation of chicks.

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  • However, finding a safe roost site for the daylight hours is essential to avoid predation.

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  • This will lead to increased predation, which in turn will lead to the need for increased control.

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  • Research findings to date show that procedures such as creating safe environments for fish from cormorant predation are not the solution to all problems.

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  • Fox and mink predation are a major source of irritation.

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  • These budgets are becoming increasingly difficult to meet with raptor predation on the increase.

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  • Farmers in upland areas may be losing upwards of 5% of lambs to fox predation.

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  • There's really no downside to seed predation that we've observed.

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  • Animal welfare livestock predation is clearly not conducive to animal welfare.

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  • Predation by brown skuas was a major cause of egg and chick loss.

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  • The young fish form large schools, probably to help protect them from predation by larger tope and seals.

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  • Predation losses were determined by lightly gluing giant foxtail and velvetleaf weed seeds onto squares of sandpaper.

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