Ocelot 9-12th Grade Science
When the ocelots were first introduced to their large habitat area, they had no natural predators. The sought out and ate many of the eggs of insect- eating birds. What probably occurred after the introduction of the ocelots in the area?
- The bird population increased
- The insect population increased
- The bird population began to seek a new food source
- The insect population began to seek a new food source
What do you think would happen if hyenas, who are successful scavengers were introduced to the ocelot habitat? How would the environment and the ocelots be effected?