Which Eats Its Own Faster, the Tortoise or the Hare?

Which is quicker to resort to cannibalism—tortoises or hares? Here’s one side of the story, a report by National Geographic. We must await evidence for the other side. (Thanks to Mark Benecke for bringing this to our attention.)

Details about the eating are in a study published in BioOne: “Scavenging By Snowshoe Hares (Lepus americanus) In Yukon, Canada,” by Michael JL PeersYasmine N Majchrzak, Sean M Konkolics, Rudy BoonstraStan Boutin.

 

 

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