Anyway, this morning after a good tickle, William and I somehow landed on the topic of predators and prey. (I'm not sure how we got there; we started out talking about how we didn't remember our dreams last night.)
"So mice are pretty much the bottom of the food chain," William deduced after we discussed how many critters out there depend on them for sustenance (or at least appetizers). "So, what's at the top of the food chain?"
"I'd say lions were up there," I said.
"But people shoot lions," William added.
|Stink but: top of the food chain|
"Yep," he agreed, "lions and people -- and stink bugs."
"What? Stink bugs? How do you figure that, William?"
"Well, nothing eats stink bugs. They might even be at the top of the food chain, the way I'm thinking."
So, mark it down, folks. Top of the food chain: Stink bugs, followed by Lion and Man, sharing second place.