The European Union is home to five species of large carnivores
However modern samples may not be appropriate for assessing the range of puncture diameters left by Pleistocene carnivores
which may be larger than the correlative modern species.
More than 23 000 children have visited both the AfriCat Environmental Education Centres and were educated on carnivores
and the need for balance in our environment," Hoth-Hanssen said.
Bats fly and so have high costs of carrying extra weight, whilst carnivores
spend much of their time resting and so will use less energy than busy scurrying rodents," Dr Higginson added.
The Carcharodontosaurus was a gigantic, lizard-like carnivore
, with shark-like teeth more than six inches long.
First, there must be some positive or beneficial aspects of large carnivores
towards ungulates, and we have yet to recognize the value of these aspects.
Teeth marks on bones showed the 30ft-long, two-legged carnivore
Majungatholus atopus often ate its own kind.
Canine distemper is highly infectious for many species of carnivores
and causes high death rates in immunologically naive populations (7).
We would like to discuss a specific category of such an event -- the loss of carnivores
and how that simplifies ecosystems over the long-term.
Hormone disruption is a major, underappreciated component of the plant chemical arsenal, and the historical coevolution between hormone-disrupting plants and herbivores will have both increased the susceptibility of carnivores
and diversified the sensitivities of herbivores to manmade endocrine disruptors.
Campers get to mix up some really nasty-smelling meals for the carnivores
Dr Paul Toyne, chairman of WWF-UK's Campaign for Europe's Carnivores
, said: "Human attitudes are key to the continued survival of large carnivores
Especially disturbing to Lutz and other government scientists is that the populations of medium-sized carnivores
have plummeted in nearly all of the western national parks that historically afforded them range.
Today, Raber and Cougar represent Eukanuba at cat shows, pet store grand openings and other events to educate people about exotic cats and to help people understand that all cats, big and small, are carnivores
that need animal protein in a high-quality food to survive and thrive.
All proceeds benefit The Wild Animal Sanctuary , a 501(c)(3) charitable nonprofit organization dedicated to the rescue, rehabilitation and long term care of captive large carnivores