Predation

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A Sooth Cheenae teeger (Panthera tigris amoyensis) as the predator feedin on the blesbuck as the prey

In ecology, predation is a biological interaction whaur a predator (an organism that is huntin) feeds on its prey (the organism that is attacked).[1] Predators mey or mey not kill thair prey prior tae feedin on them, but the act o predation eften results in the daith o its prey an the eventual absorption o the prey's tissue through consumption.[2]

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  1. Begon, M., Townsend, C., Harper, J. (1996). Ecology: Individuals, populations and communities (Third edition). Blackwell Science, London. ISBN 0-86542-845-X, ISBN 0-632-03801-2, ISBN 0-632-04393-8.
  2. Encyclopædia Britannica: "predation"