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Why do mountain lions chase away vultures?
Cougars may have a kill they have not finished eating and do not want vultures to eat it before they are finished. Sometimes mountain lions will watch for vultures as an indication of a dead animal and will chase the birds away and eat the carrion themselves. ...
How can lions and vultrues live and eat the same food in African but they still live in the African ecoystem?
Lions are apex predators, and vultures are scavengers, dueling with hyenas and jackals for scraps from the lion's kill. ...