Apex Predators

Some articles on predators, apex predators, predator, apex:

Predator - Humans and Predation - In Conservation
... Predators are an important consideration in matters relating to conservation ... In many cases, the predators are not only apex predators, but are also endangered species themselves as they have lower population sizes than prey species ... Having small population size is a characteristic almost universally inherent to apex predators ...
List Of Apex Predators
... This is a partial list of apex predators—those predators that are not preyed upon as healthy adults in the wild ... they may not be preyed on either, are not counted as apex predators unless they at least partially depend on capturing live prey ... Many species listed here are only Apex predators within certain environments, e.g ...
Apex Predator - Ecological Role
... See also Mesopredator release hypothesis Apex predators affect prey species' population dynamics ... are in an ecologically unstable relationship, apex predators tend to create stability if they prey upon both ... Inter-predator relationships are also affected by apex status ...