Importance of Habitat in Predator Prey Relations

  photo by Shreve Stockton                                                            HABITAT – HABITAT – HABITAT There is ever increasing research pointing out that habitat can greatly affect the relationship between predators and their prey. When we change the landscape by logging  or development or building roads….and so many other ways, the relationship of our wild species can be affected,…

Coyote ~ the Keystone

Spring is arriving, and all new life is appearing~ How DIVERSE AND HEALTHY is this life? Are the predators present? Is the KEYSTONE PREDATOR present? FOR PREDATION IS THE FUNDAMENTAL DRIVER OF DIVERSITY ON OUR PLANET EARTH! Renowned biologist and researcher of our great carnivores, George Schaller has spoken of predation: “There is neither cruelty…