, the term prey
refers to an animal that is sought, captured, and eaten by a predator
in an act called predation
. A prey species is the food
of a predator species, and therefore its source of energy and material for activity and growth.
Prey is a novel by Michael Crichton first published in hardback edition in November 2002 and as a paperback edition in November 2003.
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