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Predators’ fear of humans ripples through wildlife communities, emboldening rodents

10:04 EDT 17 Jul 2019 | Science Blog

Predators' fear of humans ripples through wildlife communities, emboldening rodentsGiving credence to the saying, “While the cat’s away, the mice will play,” a new study indicates that pumas and medium-sized carnivores lie low when they sense the presence of humans, which frees up the landscape for rodents to forage more brazenly. Humans are top predators of many wildlife species, and our mere presence can […]

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