The role of top carnivore
in regulating terrestrial ecosystems.
Walleye is the top carnivore
in the lake, but if its population declines, other species will fill the void, such as perch.
As a large and active top carnivore
, Tegopelte would have been important in shaping early marine communities and evolution during the Cambrian Explosion.
The creature was capable of skimming rapidly across the seafloor, with legs touching the sediment only briefly, supporting the view that Tegopelte was a large and active top carnivore
As the top carnivore
in some environments, coyotes may function as "keystone predators," helping regulate the number and density of smaller mesocarnivores (skunks, raccoons, foxes, feral cats).
5 of the world's top carnivore
destinations 4 2 3 1 5 FLORIDA, USA.
Removing the top carnivore
will lead to huge effects in numbers of their prey - a plague of frogs!
Linsenmair, 2006, Clouded leopards, the secretive top carnivore
of South-East Asian rainforests: their distribution, status and conservation needs in Sabah, Malaysia.
Equally at home in nearly every habitat from tropical rain forests to cacti deserts, the swift and fearsome cougar is the top carnivore
in the Americas.
When a top carnivore
is opportunistic, the links between that carnivore and the diverse prey community should be numerous.
"The world is entirely different when you have a top carnivore
As part of a regional conservation planning initiative, this study is being undertaken to determine the biophysical and socioeconomic feasibility of reestablishing a top carnivore
, the gray wolf (Canis lupus), in the Grand Canyon Ecoregion (GCE).