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Catnip probably didn’t evolve in response to predation from ancient mosquitoes or fruit flies, he says.Scientists may have finally found how catnip repels insects|Erin Garcia de Jesus|April 5, 2021|Science News For Students
So it’s important to come to with methods that reduce predation by cats and have buy-in from pet owners.More playtime and meatier meals might reduce kitty kills|Jonathan Lambert|March 10, 2021|Science News For Students
Coyote predation of urban whitetails is something Gehrt and his team are also studying.
Perhaps its colorful camouflage is a way of escaping predation.We Crush, Poison, and Destroy Insects at Our Own Peril - Issue 95: Escape|John Hainze|January 20, 2021|Nautilus
Starvation, disease, war, and predation were common threats for a majority of our evolutionary history.
WGA is classified as a lectin—a term for a protein produced by an organism to protect itself from predation.
This “double whammy” of predation and competition enables jellyfish to cripple a food chain by essentially nibbling at its ankles.Beware at the Beach, the Jellyfish Rule the Seas and It’s Our Fault|Lisa-ann Gershwin|June 20, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The whole thing combines a French disregard for sexual predation with our own culture of uptight sensationalism.
The transition from peace to predation therefore depends on the growth of technical knowledge and the use of tools.
The conventions of the business world have grown up under the selective surveillance of this principle of predation or parasitism.
Young in the nest would seem to be especially susceptible to predation by the pilot black snake.Ecological Observations on the Woodrat, Neotoma floridana|Henry S. Fitch
Further verification of predation on mammals, reptiles and amphibians by this species is needed.Observations on the Mississippi Kite in Southwestern Kansas|Henry S. Fitch
In addition to known predation by mountain lions and coyotes on porcupines, the bobcat kills porcupines.Mammals of Mesa Verde National Park, Colorado|Sydney Anderson