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Animals lose fear of predators rapidly after they start encountering humans (phys.org)
2 points by bookofjoe 29 days ago | hide | past | favorite | 2 comments



>Evolutionary dynamics in the Anthropocene: Life history and intensity of human contact shape antipredator responses

https://journals.plos.org/plosbiology/article?id=10.1371/jou...


Because humans are far more frightening than plain old predators.

Predators are there only for the food. Humans want everything: food, skins tusks, bones, etc.




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