As the number of predators rises, the number of preys decline.This results in food scarcity for predators that can eventually lead to the death of many predators.In predation, one organism, the predator, locates and eats another, the prey. Predators come in all forms and sizes, and include spiders, toads, snakes, tigers, wolves and sharks.Predation affects individual organisms: one survives and the other dies. If predators go about their business successfully, their numbers will be on the rise, while the quantity of prey decreases.This threat can be pretty much eliminated very easily and parents can go back to needlessly worrying about uncles and close friends looking at their children in any way.Try the following if you have young children: In recent years, a handful of individual and/or isolated cases of internet child predation have been met with a lot of vivid and greatly excessive media coverage (hype).The over-reporting, coupled with flawed logic (the Spotlight fallacy), has fostered the impression that such predations are a frequent occurrence and that the odds of it happening are very high, which has induced scares and even hysteria on a global basis.
Suddenly, the cat pounces, grabbing the mouse, gripping it in sharp teeth.
There are, of course, mass hysterias and moral panics about them, since everyone knows that children are more likely to be sexually abused by a perfect stranger who knows them online rather than by someone they know closely.
Of course, despite being extremely rare - by far the largest threat to children, statistically, is their own parents - there is a small, but real threat to children.
In this case, a convicted sex offender, appearing anonymously as John Doe, appealed a decision by the U. District Court for the District of Utah to vacate an order enjoining the enforcement of Utah Code Ann. Cases involving stalking, violence, abduction, rape and/or murder are very rare.
Most online sex offenders are young adults who target teens and seduce victims into sexual relationships.