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 55 Findings :

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Enter password: Innate familiarity of chatter helps cowbirds recognize other cowbirds.

Posted by: AndrewDHigginson Posted Fri Jan 27 2023

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

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