Predators picky on tucker

When given a choice of foods, predators select a diet that maximises their chances of reproducing. The findings – published in the Proceedings of the Royal Society B – debunks the dogma that predators aren’t picky eaters.

Researchers, including Professor Stephen Simpson, a biologist from the University of Sydney, have shown predatory animals choose their food on the basis of its nutritional value rather than just overall calorie content.

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