Prey Selection by an Apex Predator: The Importance of Sampling Uncertainty

@inproceedings{Davis2012PreySB,
  title={Prey Selection by an Apex Predator: The Importance of Sampling Uncertainty},
  author={Miranda L. Davis and Philip A Stephens and Stephen G Willis and Elena Bassi and Andrea A Marcon and Emanuela Donaggio and Claudia Capitani and Marco Apollonio},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2012}
}
The impact of predation on prey populations has long been a focus of ecologists, but a firm understanding of the factors influencing prey selection, a key predictor of that impact, remains elusive. High levels of variability observed in prey selection may reflect true differences in the ecology of different communities but might also reflect a failure to deal adequately with uncertainties in the underlying data. Indeed, our review showed that less than 10% of studies of European wolf predation… CONTINUE READING
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