Investigating Food Habits of Terrestrial Vertebrates

Why study food habits Probably one of the most fundamental questions that ecologists attempt to answer is, What resources does a particular species require to exist Indeed, the first principle among wildlife ecologists is to have a thorough understanding of the food, cover, and water requirements of an animal before initiating any effort to alter the factors that may be limiting it. Information on food habits is therefore an important introduction to the natural history of any species. This has...