Without Top Predators, Ecosystems Turn Topsy-Turvy

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  • Aug 6 2010 9:45 AM

    MaryRose Lovgren

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In this National Geographic News article, read about the domino effect caused by the removal of top predators from an ecosystem. Several examples--both on land and in the sea--have demonstrated that the removal of top predators impacts virtually all other populations in the ecosystem. Links to other stories, photos, videos and a Web site are also found on this page.

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    Topics: Ecology & Ecosystems, Life Sciences, American Democracy, Geography, History-Social Science, Science

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