Role of predators, winter weather, and habitat on white-tailed deer fawn survival in the south-central Upper Peninsula of Michigan [PDF] March 20, 2015 Michigan

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... Predator Predator-prey relationships are very complex.  Predators sometimes limit prey Predators sometimes limit prey—other times not other times not. Many factors to consider: Many factors to consider:  Prey species, number of prey species, Prey species, number of prey species, number of predator species, relative densities number of predator species, relative densities of predators and prey, response of predators of predators and prey, response of predators and prey to changing prey abundance, and prey to changing prey abundance, selection of individual prey, weather, habitat, selection of individual prey, weather, habitat, disease, etc.

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