Deer captured on a trail camera in Wisconsin

Human activity leads to wildlife species overlap

Image: Deer captured on a trail camera in Wisconsin. Credit: Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources/Snapshot Wisconsin

Human disturbance is causing animals to use less space in less time. New research using trail cameras in Wisconsin reveals that when humans are around, wildlife species more often share space with each other at the same time. This can be good if you’re a predator, or bad if you’re prey. But it changes the dynamics of a normal working ecosystem.

Read more at The New York Times.

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