Chris Carbone

Summary

Affiliation: Institute of Zoology
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Energetic constraints on the diet of terrestrial carnivores
    C Carbone
    Institute of Zoology, Zoological Society of London, UK
    Nature 402:286-8. 1999
  2. ncbi request reprint How far do animals go? Determinants of day range in mammals
    Chris Carbone
    Institute of Zoology, Zoological Society of London, Regent s Park, London NW1 4RY, United Kingdom
    Am Nat 165:290-7. 2005
  3. pmc The costs of carnivory
    Chris Carbone
    Institute of Zoology, Zoological Society of London, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS Biol 5:e22. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint The scaling of abundance in consumers and their resources: implications for the energy equivalence rule
    Chris Carbone
    Institute of Zoology, Zoological Society of London, Regent s Park, London NW1 4RY, United Kingdom
    Am Nat 170:479-84. 2007
  5. pmc The bigger they come, the harder they fall: body size and prey abundance influence predator-prey ratios
    Chris Carbone
    Institute of Zoology, Zoological Society of London, Regent s Park, London, UK
    Biol Lett 7:312-5. 2011
  6. ncbi request reprint A common rule for the scaling of carnivore density
    Chris Carbone
    Institute of Zoology, Zoological Society of London, Regent s Park, London NW1 4RY, UK
    Science 295:2273-6. 2002
  7. pmc Intra-guild competition and its implications for one of the biggest terrestrial predators, Tyrannosaurus rex
    Chris Carbone
    Institute of Zoology, Zoological Society of London, Regent s Park, London NW1 4RY, UK
    Proc Biol Sci 278:2682-90. 2011
  8. pmc Space-use scaling and home range overlap in primates
    Fiona Pearce
    Institute of Zoology, Zoological Society of London, Regent s Park, London NW1 4RY, UK
    Proc Biol Sci 280:20122122. 2013
  9. pmc Canine evolution in sabretoothed carnivores: natural selection or sexual selection?
    Marcela Randau
    Institute of Zoology, Zoological Society of London, Regent s Park, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 8:e72868. 2013
  10. doi request reprint Energy availability and density estimates in African ungulates
    Nathalie Pettorelli
    Zoological Society of London, Institute of Zoology, Regent s Park, London NW1 4RY, United Kingdom
    Am Nat 173:698-704. 2009

Detail Information

Publications16

  1. ncbi request reprint Energetic constraints on the diet of terrestrial carnivores
    C Carbone
    Institute of Zoology, Zoological Society of London, UK
    Nature 402:286-8. 1999
    ..Using a simple energetic model and known invertebrate intake rates, we predict a maximum sustainable mass of 21.5 kg, which matches the point where predators shift from small to large prey...
  2. ncbi request reprint How far do animals go? Determinants of day range in mammals
    Chris Carbone
    Institute of Zoology, Zoological Society of London, Regent s Park, London NW1 4RY, United Kingdom
    Am Nat 165:290-7. 2005
    ..Day ranges increase with group size in carnivores but not in other taxonomic groups...
  3. pmc The costs of carnivory
    Chris Carbone
    Institute of Zoology, Zoological Society of London, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS Biol 5:e22. 2007
    ..Our approach provides a framework for understanding carnivore energetics, size, and extinction dynamics...
  4. ncbi request reprint The scaling of abundance in consumers and their resources: implications for the energy equivalence rule
    Chris Carbone
    Institute of Zoology, Zoological Society of London, Regent s Park, London NW1 4RY, United Kingdom
    Am Nat 170:479-84. 2007
    ..Our model predictions explain several inconsistencies in the observed scaling of vertebrate abundance among ecological and taxonomic groups and provide a broad framework for understanding variation in abundance...
  5. pmc The bigger they come, the harder they fall: body size and prey abundance influence predator-prey ratios
    Chris Carbone
    Institute of Zoology, Zoological Society of London, Regent s Park, London, UK
    Biol Lett 7:312-5. 2011
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  6. ncbi request reprint A common rule for the scaling of carnivore density
    Chris Carbone
    Institute of Zoology, Zoological Society of London, Regent s Park, London NW1 4RY, UK
    Science 295:2273-6. 2002
    ..75, and that the scaling rule can predict population density across more than three orders of magnitude. The relationship provides a basis for identifying declining carnivore species that require conservation measures...
  7. pmc Intra-guild competition and its implications for one of the biggest terrestrial predators, Tyrannosaurus rex
    Chris Carbone
    Institute of Zoology, Zoological Society of London, Regent s Park, London NW1 4RY, UK
    Proc Biol Sci 278:2682-90. 2011
    ..rex and other extremely large carnivorous dinosaurs would have been unable to compete as obligate scavengers and would have primarily hunted large vertebrate prey, similar to many large mammalian carnivores in modern-day ecosystems...
  8. pmc Space-use scaling and home range overlap in primates
    Fiona Pearce
    Institute of Zoology, Zoological Society of London, Regent s Park, London NW1 4RY, UK
    Proc Biol Sci 280:20122122. 2013
    ..We conclude that home range overlap is somewhat predictable, but the theoretical basis of animal space use remains patchy...
  9. pmc Canine evolution in sabretoothed carnivores: natural selection or sexual selection?
    Marcela Randau
    Institute of Zoology, Zoological Society of London, Regent s Park, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 8:e72868. 2013
    ..Scaling relationships therefore indicate the probable importance of sexual selection in the evolution of the hypertrophied sabretooth anterior dentition. ..
  10. doi request reprint Energy availability and density estimates in African ungulates
    Nathalie Pettorelli
    Zoological Society of London, Institute of Zoology, Regent s Park, London NW1 4RY, United Kingdom
    Am Nat 173:698-704. 2009
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  11. doi request reprint Why are metabolic scaling exponents so controversial? Quantifying variance and testing hypotheses
    Nick J B Isaac
    Institute of Zoology, Zoological Society of London, UK
    Ecol Lett 13:728-35. 2010
    ..We conclude that current theories are inadequate to explain the full range of metabolic scaling patterns observed in nature...
  12. pmc Correlates of research effort in carnivores: body size, range size and diet matter
    Zoe M Brooke
    Institute of Zoology, Zoological Society of London, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 9:e93195. 2014
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  13. pmc Assessing the status of wild felids in a highly-disturbed commercial forest reserve in Borneo and the implications for camera trap survey design
    Oliver R Wearn
    Department of Life Sciences, Imperial College London, Ascot, United Kingdom Institute of Zoology, Zoological Society of London, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 8:e77598. 2013
    ..We advocate the more wide-spread use of random survey locations in future camera-trapping surveys in order to increase the robustness and generality of inferences that can be made. ..
  14. pmc Parallels between playbacks and Pleistocene tar seeps suggest sociality in an extinct sabretooth cat, Smilodon
    Chris Carbone
    Zoological Society of London, Regent s Park, London NW1 4RY, UK
    Biol Lett 5:81-5. 2009
    ..The predominance of Smilodon and other striking similarities between playbacks and the fossil record support the conclusion that Smilodon was social...
  15. ncbi request reprint The scaling of animal space use
    Walter Jetz
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ 08544 1003, USA
    Science 306:266-8. 2004
    ..In large mammals, over 90% of available resources may be lost to neighbors. Our model offers a general framework to understand animal space use and sociality...
  16. doi request reprint The scaling of diving time budgets: insights from an optimality approach
    Philip A Stephens
    Department of Mathematics, University of Bristol, University Walk, Bristol BS8 1TW, United Kingdom
    Am Nat 171:305-14. 2008
    ..Our results illustrate the utility of an optimality approach for developing predictions and identifying key areas for empirical research on the allometry of diving behavior...