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Decline in big predators wreaking havoc on ecosystems

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October 16, 2009 08:33PM
The decline of top predators such as North American wolves and African lions is driving increases in smaller predators such as coyotes and baboons, disrupting ecosystems and economies worldwide, a study concludes.

Less obvious: The drop in the biggest predators also appears to increase the populations of predators the next step down the chain.


http://www.oregonlive.com/environment/index.ssf/2009/10/decline_in_big_predators_wreak.html
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Decline in big predators wreaking havoc on ecosystems

Rick1045October 16, 2009 08:33PM

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