Outdoor enthusiasts scaring off native carnivores in parks
... allow no public access. Evidence of some native carnivore
populations - coyote and bobcat - was more than ... to how the ecosystem is doing."
To measure carnivore
numbers, Reed studied the droppings of six native ... out of my lab to date."
The differences in carnivore
populations are even more surprising when you ...
Photos reveal Myanmar's large and small predators
... Myanmar Program that appeared in the April edition of the journal Small carnivore
Conservation. Data on small carnivores gathered from camera-trap surveys ... predators," said WCS researcher U. Than Zaw, lead author of the small carnivore
study. "So far, we've determined that otter populations have been ...
Great white's mighty bite revealed
... Tooth) is the highest of all time, making it arguably the most formidable carnivore
ever to have existed.
Shark researchers from the University of New ... biting creatures alive, possibly the hardest.
"Nature has endowed this carnivore
with more than enough bite force to kill and eat large and potentially ...
Captive carnivores not up to wild living
... animals to new areas.
This study reviewed 45 case studies, involving 17 carnivore
species, and found that only 30% of captive animals released survived. ... with local communities before any reintroduction, especially as most carnivore
extinctions were originally caused through conflict between animals and ...
Research sheds new light on how diseases jump across species
By analysing the virus genetic sequence in both dog and wild carnivore
species, the research team were able to prove that two key parts of a CDV ... where these impinge on previously undisturbed habitats.
CDV in wild carnivore
populations is usually fatal says McCarthy. So as well as the possibility ...
T. rex quicker than Becks, say scientists
... the movie Jurassic Park would have us believe but the worlds most fearsome carnivore
was certainly no slouch, research out today suggests.
The University of ... rex required for movement, suggests that while not incredibly fast, this carnivore
was certainly capable of running and would have little difficulty in ...
Large trees declining in Yosemite
A decline in large trees means habitat loss and possible reduction in species such as spotted owls, mosses, orchids and fishers (a carnivore
related to weasels). Fewer new trees will grow in the landscape because large trees are a seed source for the surrounding landscape. Large-diameter ...
Genome projects launched for three extreme-environment animals
... and determination of the genomic basis of their unique evolution and extreme environmental-adaptation.
The polar bear is the world's largest land carnivore
and is native to the Arctic Ocean and its surrounding seas. Although many of its physical characteristics are specifically adapted for surviving in a ...
Fossil evidence of missing link in the origin of seals, sea lions, walruses found in Canadian Arctic
... having a long tail, and fore-limbs comparatively proportionate to modern carnivorous land animals as opposed to pinnipeds. It is the first mammalian carnivore
found at the site. Other fossils found include two taxa of freshwater fishes, one bird, and four mammalian taxa: shrew, rabbit, rhinoceros, and small ...
Red pandas reveal an unexpected (artificial) sweet tooth
... found in lion and other cats.
Because only primates were believed to be able to taste aspartame, the researchers predicted that none of the carnivore
species tested would show a preference for the artificial sweeteners.
This indeed was the case for five of the species. However, the sixth ...
... A carnivore
, meaning 'meat eater', is an animal ... tissue, whether through predation ... carnivore
was a system implemented by the Federal Bureau ... can monitor all of a target ... carnivore
( ) n. A flesh-eating animal. Any of various ...
... dogs to be carnivores to help keep nature in balance. ... Carnivores are equipped with a peculiar set of teeth that includes the presence ... carnivore
( ) n. A flesh-eating animal. Any of various predatory, flesh-eating mammals of the order Carnivora, including the dogs, cats, bears, ...