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keywords: predation , foraging , risk , danger , feeding

Animals should respond not only to the presence of predators but the pattern of their coming and going

Posted by: AndrewDHigginson Posted Wed May 27 2020

The distribution of animals that maximise their feeding rate under competition should be matched to the distribution of resources

Posted by: AndrewDHigginson Posted Tue May 26 2020

keywords: predation , foraging , time budge , food , risk ...

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

Posted by: AndrewDHigginson Posted Fri May 22 2020

An evolutionary model suggests animals consider the proportion of fighters to decide whether to fight, because like in reality (but unlike in simple models) territory owners win

Posted by: LaureOlivier Posted Sat Apr 25 2020

Healthier beadlet anemones are more likely to use weapons to injure others during fights

Posted by: AndrewDHigginson Posted Tue Mar 17 2020

Skills —— one of the important factors determining fighting ability

Posted by: AndrewDHigginson Posted Tue Mar 17 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

Animal signals are kept honest because only the fittest individuals can deal with their cost.

Posted by: AndrewDHigginson Posted Fri Apr 20 2018

Damage to females during copulation is a side-effect of male adaptations to increase fertilizations not an adaptive strategy in its own right

Posted by: gentbt Posted Tue Apr 17 2018

keywords: fat , foraging , physiology , memory

Gut instinct makes animals appear clever

Posted by: AndrewDHigginson Posted Mon Apr 16 2018

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