User profile of AndrewDHigginson

Behavioural ecologist interested in the effects of predation and ecology on morphology and behaviour. Based at the University of Exeter.


AndrewDHigginson has posted 54 Findings :

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keywords: stress , maternal , infant , lactation

Stressed mothers are less likely to breastfeed which may affect the child in later stages of life.

Posted by: AndrewDHigginson Posted Thu Aug 18 2022

Democratic to Despotic: The Effect of Dominance on Animals’ Communication

Posted by: AndrewDHigginson Posted Tue Jun 21 2022

Non-monogamy can contribute to stable societies

Posted by: AndrewDHigginson Posted Thu Jun 16 2022

Migratory birds have a mental compass to help them stay on course

Posted by: AndrewDHigginson Posted Thu Jun 09 2022

Evolutionary model suggests risk avoidance is a possible approach for long term survival

Posted by: AndrewDHigginson Posted Mon Feb 22 2021

The number of neighbours a baboon has determines their positioning in the troop

Posted by: AndrewDHigginson Posted Mon Feb 22 2021

Cleaner shrimp identify predatory client fish and change their behaviour accordingly

Posted by: AndrewDHigginson Posted Mon Feb 22 2021

Honest signalling allows the dental hygienists of the sea to get a snack, while avoiding becoming a snack

Posted by: AndrewDHigginson Posted Mon Feb 22 2021

Menopause evolved to avoid competition over resources with son’s mate

Posted by: AndrewDHigginson Posted Sat Aug 22 2020

Animals change their behaviour to manage the risks of starvation and predation, and so the number of animals starving can either increase or decrease when the starvation risk increases

Posted by: AndrewDHigginson Posted Fri Jul 03 2020

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