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One of the possible adjustments of these mathematical models is to introduce a "place to hide", making some (small) percent of the prey population not accessible (or much more difficult to access) for predators. After the number of predators decreases from starvation, prey individuals are relatively safer outside the "place to hide" and can grow over this ...
In history, there are also mass extinctions very well outlined by this video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FlUes_NPa6M. They "reset" the world and allow everything to start over again.
No, I don't think there is any kind of auto-regulation. You'll be interested in various model of prey-predator or of consumer-ressource interactions. For example the Lotka-Volterra equations describe the population dynamics of two co-existing species where one is the prey and the other is a predator. Let's first define some variables… $x$ : Number of ...
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