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Animals must carefully choose when to look for food when the predation risk varies

Posted by: AndrewDHigginson Posted Fri May 22 2020

When food is found in patches animals are predicted to go to a new patch before the patch is completely empty

Posted by: AndrewDHigginson Posted Wed May 02 2018

Great tits distinguish between foods of different quality depending on the frequency of the better type but not on the frequency of the worse type.

Posted by: AndrewDHigginson Posted Wed Dec 20 2017

Better understanding of food gathering behaviour from appreciating that collecting food involves a greater risk of being killed than travelling

Posted by: AndrewDHigginson Posted Fri Oct 27 2017

Animals’ instincts to exploit gluts of food to avoid costing searching means we easily become obese in our ‘constant glut’ modern world

Posted by: AndrewDHigginson Posted Fri Oct 27 2017

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