Dictionary of Human Evolution and Biology

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Area or object (the prey) in an environment in which a resource return is seen as greater than for the environment as a whole, and therefore worthy of pursuit by an organism (the predator). The patch concept is integral to the marginal value theorem and optimal foraging theory.

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