Inter-specific interactions linking predation and scavenging in terrestrial vertebrate assemblages.

@article{Molen2014InterspecificIL,
  title={Inter-specific interactions linking predation and scavenging in terrestrial vertebrate assemblages.},
  author={Marcos Mole{\'o}n and Jos{\'e} Antonio S{\'a}nchez-Zapata and Nuria Selva and Jos{\'e} Antonio Don{\'a}zar and Norman Owen-Smith},
  journal={Biological reviews of the Cambridge Philosophical Society},
  year={2014},
  volume={89 4},
  pages={1042-54}
}
Predation and scavenging have been classically understood as independent processes, with predator-prey interactions and scavenger-carrion relationships occurring separately. However, the mere recognition that most predators also scavenge at variable rates, which has been traditionally ignored in food-web and community ecology, leads to a number of emergent… CONTINUE READING