Prey selection in three large sympatric carnivores in Bandipur

  title={Prey selection in three large sympatric carnivores in Bandipur},
  author={A. J. T. Johnsingh},
Le principal facteur facilitant la repartition des proies entre dholes, pantheres et tigres dans la Reserve de Bandipour est la taille relative de ces predateurs; celle-ci est, en retour, responsable de la taille des proies tuees: 42% des proies du tigre (n = 19) pesent plus de 100 kg; 69% de celles de la panthere et 74% de celles du dhole (n = 302) pesent moins de 50 kg. Le dhole, predateur coureur, tue plus de cerfs axis et de cerfs sambar mâles; il semble que le tigre et la panthere aient… 

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