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Their extremely bitter rind keeps most living herbivores from snacking on their fruit.
These Ice Age herbivores, whose closest living relatives are the Asian elephant, lived on several northern continents and had a thick, furry coat that protected against the extreme cold.
Drawing from his previous research restoring the coloration of a small horned dinosaur called Psittacosaurus, Vinther points out that this small herbivore likely preferred more closed, forested habitats.
By grazing tree seedlings, large herbivores keep grasslands from turning into forest and reduce fire risk.
Nancy Huntly, now an ecologist at Utah State University, created experimental enclosures for the skittish herbivores by carrying boulders out to meadows, far from their dens.
But after years of leaving herbivores to make a meal out of french fries, surprisingly caloric salads, and not much else, Mickey D's is finally starting to directly appeal to the Big Mac-averse.
The conventional view among ecologists is that these species and other expatriate herbivores are an ecological problem.
Night-Blooming Cereus Many plants fold up at night to save water, stave off herbivores or both, said Nolan Coburn Kane, an ecology professor at the University of Colorado, Boulder.
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