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Predator behaviour is altered by climate warming effects rippling through food webs

Climate warming can impact predators directly as well as indirectly by affecting their prey and habitat. How predators respond to such changes is largely unknown. Now, experimental work shows the ability of spiders to adjust their webs in response to warming-induced changes in plant communities that alter prey size distributions.

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Vandegehuchte, M.L. Predator behaviour is altered by climate warming effects rippling through food webs. Nat. Clim. Chang. 14, 122–123 (2024).

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