Presentation of food unfamiliar

Summary Information

Classification Physical / Food availability & vegetation conditions / Type:

(This physical factors section is currently used in Wildpro predominantly to link different data types and demonstrate inter-relationships. It does not contain detailed information on the physical factor itself.)

Synonyms --
  • If available food is in an unfamiliar form, it may not be recognized as such and therefore not eaten. Starvation may result if an individual fails to learn that the food is edible.
  • This possibility must be taken into account when diets are changed, including when individuals, particularly wild individuals, are hospitalized.
Directly associated diseases entered into Wildpro

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