Habitat heterogeneity and mammalian predator – prey interactionsmam

  title={Habitat heterogeneity and mammalian predator – prey interactionsmam},
  author={Lucrezia Gorini},
1. In predator–prey theory, habitat heterogeneity can affect the relationship between kill rates and prey or predator density through its effect on the predator’s ability to search for, encounter, kill and consume its prey. Many studies of predator– prey interactions include the effect of spatial heterogeneity, but these are mostly based on species with restricted mobility or conducted in experimental settings. 2. Here, we aim to identify the patterns through which spatial heterogeneity affects… CONTINUE READING
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