Cheetahs and Pumas Strike a Balance to Hunt
Cheetahs and pumas have their hunts down to a science. Two new studies suggest that mid-size predators, or mesopredators, may not be as energetically constrained by resources and competition as researchers had imagined. However, they also imply that human activity could offset the delicate balance these mesopredators have struck over thousands of years of evolution.
Read more about this research from the 3 October issue of Science here and here.
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