Deer encounter a number of different predators depending on their habitat. Animal diversity in the wilderness exposes deer to a number of predators, including black bears, feral hogs, coyotes, wolves, bobcats and other larger, carnivorous animals. Deer living near humans face danger from hunters dur
Natural enemies of bats include owls, hawks, falcons, snakes and domestic cats. In eastern North America, the fungal infection white nose syndrome is taking a devastating toll on the bat population, as of 2014.
In North America, young raccoons may be prey to bobcats, wolves, coyotes and great horned owls. Domestic dogs may attack raccoons, but cats are no threat. In areas of the former Soviet Union where raccoons have been introduced, their main enemies are wolves, lynxes and eagle owls.
Aside from humans, the crocodile does not have any natural enemies, according to All About Wildlife — an educational food web website for kids. The crocodile has a sturdy armor of bony plates that cover the majority of its body, and it has strong jaws that are capable of crushing everything from cas
King cobras do not have many natural predators, but they can be prey for mongooses, some large birds of prey and human beings, according to SnakeType.com. The primary defense mechanism of the king cobra is to raise up the front portion of the body and sway toward the threat with the hood displayed.
While bald eagles have no natural predators, they are at high risk from human activity such as chemical pollution, habitat destruction and hunting. The mortality rate for juvenile bald eagles is just over 50 percent in their first year of life and falls to around 25 percent after that.
The king cobra's primary predators are the mongoose and various birds of prey. King cobras prefer eating other snakes but also prey on rodents, lizards and birds.
Mountain lions and black bears are among the more common enemies of horses. The large size of horses makes them less appealing to other predators, and they rely on their running speed and herding mentality to flee from danger. Predators typically seek out sick or wounded horses in the herd.
The natural enemies of mongooses are snakes, hawks, jackals and storks. While mongooses are known for their fearless attacks on snakes, particularly cobras, they are not immune to their venom. Jackals, hawks and other raptors are enemies that share the mongoose's habitat. Marabou storks are opportun
A snake's enemies include birds, raccoons, coyotes, mongooses, turtles, crocodiles and many other animals. Some snakes are even eaten by other snakes.