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The drifty genotype hypothesis of obesity is not consistent with evolutionary theory

Posted by: AndrewDHigginson Posted Fri Oct 27 2017

Understanding how large and how fat different species are follows from predicting optimal bodies that avoid both starving and predation

Posted by: AndrewDHigginson Posted Wed Oct 11 2017

The energy costs of storing fat and being athletic mean that we can get all kinds of relationships between body size and air temperature among species of mammals and birds

Posted by: AndrewDHigginson Posted Wed Oct 11 2017

Animals reduce their use of costly defence against their predators when living in groups

Posted by: Andrew Higginson Posted Fri Sep 01 2017

Adult size and egg number are reduced when Large Cabbage White caterpillars use their defence against predators

Posted by: Andrew Higginson Posted Fri Sep 01 2017

Changes in the timing and size of animals when they metamorphose can depend on the defences they can use against predators

Posted by: Andrew Higginson Posted Fri Sep 01 2017

Animals that change colour as they grow do so because their size influences how easy it is for predators to find them

Posted by: Andrew Higginson Posted Tue Aug 29 2017

keywords: Predation

Bees avoid flowers that have signs of the presence of predatory spiders

Posted by: Andrew Higginson Posted Tue Aug 29 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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