In extreme cases, migrants could overbrowse
Excessive numbers of does overbrowse
the habitat, and all does do not get bred during the peak of the rut.
Also, it is well known that if deer numbers are not checked by predators or hunters the ensuing overpopulation of deer will then overbrowse
and overgraze vegetation, as is happening today in many parts of the U.
144) The loss of sea otters to hunting and the fur trade allowed sea urchin populations to explode (a phenomenon known as ecological release) and overbrowse
their preferred food sources, kelp and algae.