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The mismeasure of animal contests
Abstract Contests between rivals placing similar value on the resource at stake are commonly won by the rival having greater ‘resource holding potential’ (RHP). Mutual assessment of RHP difference
THE TROPHIC ECOLOGY OF FRESHWATER GAMMARUS SPP. (CRUSTACEA:AMPHIPODA): PROBLEMS AND PERSPECTIVES CONCERNING THE FUNCTIONAL FEEDING GROUP CONCEPT
TLDR
It is shown that a far wider food base is exploited than has been previously acknowledged in Gammarus spp.
Defining and assessing animal pain
Behavioural trait assessment as a release criterion: boldness predicts early death in a reintroduction programme of captive‐bred swift fox (Vulpes velox)
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Variation in boldness was assessed in captive‐bred swift fox (Vulpes velox) and tested for influence on survival after release and those judged previously as bold were less suited for release.
Understanding how animals fight with Lloyd Morgan's canon
Sleeping Site Selection by the Golden‐handed Tamarin Saguinus midas midas: The Role of Predation Risk, Proximity to Feeding Sites, and Territorial Defence
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Cumulative plot analysis indicated that a tamarin troop used 30-40 sleeping sites in a 100-day period, approximately half of which were used very infrequently, so that consecutive reuse was never greater than three nights.
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