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Arms races between and within species
  • R. Dawkins, J. Krebs
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Proceedings of the Royal Society of London…
  • 21 September 1979
An adaptation in one lineage (e. g. predators) may change the selection pressure on another lineage (e. g. prey), giving rise to a counter-adaptation. If this occurs reciprocally, an unstable runawayExpand
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Bovine Tuberculosis in Cattle and Badgers
Bovine Tuberculosis (bTB) was a major problem in cattle herds during the last 100 years but was virtually eradicated by tuberculin testing and slaughter of infected cattle. It persisted in southwestExpand
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An introduction to behavioural ecology
Introduction Natural Selection, Ecology And Behaviour Testing Hypotheses In Behavioural Ecology Economic Decisions And The Individual Predator Versus Prey: Evolutionary Arms Races Competing ForExpand
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Hippocampal specialization of food-storing birds.
In a study of 52 individuals belonging to 35 species or subspecies of passerine birds it was shown that the volume of the hippocampal complex relative to brain and body size is significantly largerExpand
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Animal signals: information or manipulation?
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The second Silent Spring?
The drive to squeeze ever more food from the land has sent Europe's farmland wildlife into a precipitous decline. How can agricultural policy be reformed so that we have fewer grain mountains andExpand
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Territory and breeding density in the Great Tit
A movable bridge connector providing in active position a continuous contact surface between spaced apart sections of a phase conductor at a switching station of a current collecting system. TheExpand
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Song matching in the great tit Parus major L.
Abstract Great tits respond to playback of song from their own repertoire by singing the same song type as that on the tape. This is referred to as song matching. There is a good correlation betweenExpand
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SUMMARY (1) The theoretical distribution of non-omniscient predators in a heterogeneous multipatch environment is studied by numerical simulation. Although various relative densities are explored, weExpand
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Visual attention and the acquisition of information in human crowds
Pedestrian crowds can form the substrate of important socially contagious behaviors, including propagation of visual attention, violence, opinions, and emotional state. However, relating individualExpand
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