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Loss of Top Predators Causing Surge in Smaller Predators, Ecosystem Collapse


October 1, 2009

extermination of wolves The catastrophic decline around the world of "apex" predators such as wolves, cougars, lions or sharks has led to a huge increase in smaller "mesopredators" that are causing major economic and ecological disruptions, a new study concludes. Full Story

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