Which is quicker to resort to cannibalism—tortoises or hares? Here’s one side of the story, a report by National Geographic. We must await evidence for the other side. (Thanks to Mark Benecke for bringing this to our attention.)
Details about the eating are in a study published in BioOne: “Scavenging By Snowshoe Hares (Lepus americanus) In Yukon, Canada,” by Michael JL Peers, Yasmine N Majchrzak, Sean M Konkolics, Rudy Boonstra, Stan Boutin.