“Hypercarnivory refers to any animal whose diet is made up of at least 70% meat, so most humans don’t count. … In addition to forest loss, dholes have suffered from a decline in their prey … ‘because dholes are hypercarnivores that need relatively high prey numbers to raise litters and sustain large pack sizes.'” (

Researchers have begun explaining to the wild dogs that, as a result of climate change and resource depletion, they’ll have to become more vegetarian to survive.