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Old 04-07-2017, 05:30 AM
constanze constanze is offline
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Originally Posted by Markxxx View Post
Not counting humans as enemies, AND assuming the animal is full grown and healthy
It sounds as if you are thinking of animals being attacked by other species for Food. But every adult animal is competing with the adults of its own species for Food, Habitat and mating. Two deer, or mutton sheep, will run headfirst at each other to win females.

Hippos don't eat meat, yet they cause many deaths in Africa attacking humans on the water as intruders into their space, or trampling anything underfoot when they leave the water.