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What is the impact of climate change on the availability of prey for predators?

    Climate change can significantly impact the availability of prey for predators. Altered temperatures, precipitation patterns, and habitat conditions can influence the abundance and distribution of prey species. Shifts in these ecological factors may disrupt established predator-prey relationships, affecting predator foraging success and overall population dynamics. Additionally, climate-induced changes in vegetation and food availability can cascade through ecosystems, influencing the entire food web. These dynamics highlight the interconnected nature of ecological systems and the complex responses of predator-prey interactions to climate change.

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