Tag: Urban Exploiters

  • Human-generated Food and Urban Wildlife

    Human-generated Food and Urban Wildlife

    Ajay Immanuel Gonji In an earlier blog post that I had written, I talked about how urban wildlife depends on a unique combination of naturally occurring and human-generated food. In most cities of the globe, it is not uncommon to witness birds and mammals benefitting from anthropogenic food resources. This food may be derived either…

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  • Dodging the Dog

    Dodging the Dog

    Ajay Immanuel Gonji Annoyed and slightly dejected was I as I dragged my feet back to the entrance of the Sanjay Van forest patch of the Delhi Ridge. Early morning that day my friend Amit and I visited the city forest hoping to spot the elusive golden jackal and capture the animal on our cameras.…

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  • What Makes Some Birds Urban Exploiters?

    What Makes Some Birds Urban Exploiters?

    By Fizala Tayebulla Keywords: Urban Exploiter, Urbanized Area, Behavior, Trait The growth of urban topography encompasses corresponding shifts of all its associated elements and features – even biodiversity. A question to be asked is, how species characterize themselves within landscapes marked by varying degrees of urbanization? In the subject of Urban Ecology, there are two…

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