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American Carnivores Evolved to Avoid Each Other, New Study Suggests
March 12, 2009
A large-scale analysis suggests that strategies that help America's carnivores stay away from each other have been a driving force in the evolution of many of these species, influencing such factors as whether they are active in the day or night and whether they inhabit forests or grasslands, or live in trees or on the ground.
University of California, Davis
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