Conservation conundrum: Endangered predators eating endangered prey

Author(s)Fred B. Bercovitch
Year Published2018
JournalAfrican Journal of Ecology
Page Numbers434–435
Size169.80 KB

As populations of wildlife dwindle in number, and as ecosystems suitable for animals disappear, conservation conundrums emerge that have no easy solutions. One such issue involves predators and prey. What can be done when an endangered species of predators might be hastening the extinction of an endangered species of prey by including it in their diet?

Keywords: Giraffe, Lions, Endangered Species, Predation, Conservation

Author: Fred B. Bercovitch

Journal: African Journal of Ecology

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