Essays Tagged: "Predation"

About all Sharks

(3 pages) 108 0 4.1 Mar/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Zoology

Gray Squirrel (Sciurus carolinensis) Foraging Response to Predator Scent in Rural versus Urban Settings

. Predator scent has been shown to influence foraging behavior in the past (Lima and Valone, 1986). Predation risk and foraging efficiency were demonstrated in this study to be interrelated concepts i ...

(2 pages) 103 1 3.7 Apr/2002

Subjects: Science Essays

Effects of Wolf Predation

Effects of Wolf PredationAbstract: This paper discusses four hypotheses to explain the effectsof wolf predation on p ... wolf predation on prey populations of large ungulates. The fourproposed hypotheses examined are the predation limiting hypothesis,the predation regulating hypothesis, the predator pit hypothesis, andt ... ses can be used to interpret variousdata sets obtained from field studies. It was concluded that thepredation limiting hypothesis fit most study cases, but that moreresearch is necessary to account fo ...

(7 pages) 51 0 3.7 Feb/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences

The american crocodile

(4 pages) 26 0 3.8 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Zoology

The Gray wolf:

(6 pages) 26 0 4.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Under what circumstances is it adaptive for animals to group with other species?

association; increases foraging efficiency; enables better territorial defence and provides better predation protection. In these circumstances it appears beneficial to group with members of a differ ... k associated more often than chance would predict. The red colobus suffer high mortality rates from predation by chimpanzees. The diana monkeys are active alarm callers and live lower in the canopy an ...

(7 pages) 37 0 4.2 Aug/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Organisms as Economic Agents

uce different phenotypes in response to environmental cues. For example, in an environment of heavy predation an ocean crab may develop thinker shells to better withstand predator encounters. There ar ...

(4 pages) 18 0 3.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Science Essays

Animal Behavior: Hunting as a group.

(4 pages) 19 0 3.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

A Matter Of Science

(1 pages) 5 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Freshwater Biome

can vary extensively, but usually it contains several species of fish, plants, and insects. Predation is a way of life in the freshwater biome. It is the main way food and energy are obtained ...

(2 pages) 14 0 5.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology


(2 pages) 344 0 0.0 Feb/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers


(1 pages) 14 0 0.0 Nov/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Ecology Assignment

(6 pages) 18 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Ecology asssignment

(6 pages) 40 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Jaguars 2

(5 pages) 930 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Zoology

Large mouth bass

(7 pages) 11 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology