Interspecies Conflict/fights


answerer wrote at 2013-01-01 07:08:55
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Nile crocodiles have dragged 1 ton cape buffalos under water, and succesfully drowned it. Saltwater crocodiles are on average two times as large and are very good at ambushing large prey in water and killing them. They are more aggressive, faster, better weaponary, and more physically stronger than nile crocodiles. No bear can kill a 1/2 ton saltwater crocodile in 7 ft of water.  

eurav wrote at 2013-01-01 07:16:51
An average lion pride consists about 8 lionesses and a male lion or sometimes two. A full pride of lions consists of 13 lionesses. A grizzly bear, even the largest ones, wouldnt last minutes with against a lion pride. Lions are evolved to take on very big prey and cooperating together usually. They could easily tear up the biggest grizzly bears working together. Even three lionesses could be a fair fight.  

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Jim Wilson


I can answer most questions relating to real or hypothetical situations. I have a better understanding of animal behavior and specifically predatory behavior and interspecies predatory relationships. Mammals is my field of expertise but I can do my best in answering questions regarding other animals. Small mammals are my favourite matchups. One or two prehistoric match-ups is OK, but please do not focus on them as they are outside my expertise.


Even before completing my degree I considered myself an expert in mammal behavior. Doing my degree only furthered my interest and knowledge in the subject. After uni I got the opportunity to spend 6 months in South Africa and Kenya where I spent nearly every day basically observing and studying the animals of the savanna.

BSc Degree in Zoology from the Melbourne University, Australia.

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