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Understanding the interactions between individual animals requires appreciating that they have flexible responses to each other, rather than have fixed behaviour

Posted by: AndrewDHigginson Posted Fri Oct 27 2017

Conflicts between animals may be decided by which is bigger, but also by some ‘convention’, such as who found a resource first, that enables animals to avoid fighting too much

Posted by: AndrewDHigginson Posted Fri Oct 27 2017

Conflicts between animals are usually settled without injury, but such ritualised harmless fighting has evolved because it is good for individuals, not for the “survival of the species”

Posted by: AndrewDHigginson Posted Fri Oct 27 2017

Animals may act to reduce their own fitness if the act has a big benefit to relatives

Posted by: AndrewDHigginson Posted Fri Oct 27 2017

An animal that learns optimally may still be prone to inactivity when conditions are good, which is a symptom of depression

Posted by: AndrewDHigginson Posted Fri Oct 27 2017

Relatedness does not play a role in the evolution of animal societies such as bee colonies

Posted by: AndrewDHigginson Posted Sun Oct 22 2017

keywords: Pollination , Predation

Honeybees use a two-stage inspection process to decide which flowers to feed from

Posted by: Andrew Higginson Posted Tue Aug 29 2017

Honeybees that get damaged wings become less choosy about the flowers that they visit

Posted by: Andrew Higginson Posted Tue Aug 29 2017

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