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Parents should negotiate over how much effort to put into raising their shared offspring

Posted by: AndrewDHigginson Posted Mon Apr 16 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

Football playing bumblebees show how complex insect learning can be

Posted by: AndrewDHigginson Posted Fri Nov 10 2017

To better understand the behaviour of animals we need to combine two approaches: understanding why they make decisions and how they make decisions

Posted by: AndrewDHigginson Posted Fri Oct 27 2017

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

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

Leadership can evolve even without differences in need or ability

Posted by: AndrewDHigginson Posted Sun Oct 22 2017

Following despotic individuals results in costs of social ties for baboons.

Posted by: AndrewDHigginson Posted Sun Oct 22 2017

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