Bats eavesdrop on the sound of copulating flies

Abstract

The idea that copulation might increase predation risk is a classic suggestion, but empirical evidence to support it is surprisingly scarce. While some early work found decreased vulnerability to predation during mating, two lab and one very recent field study documented increased predation during mating in freshwater amphipods, water striders and locusts… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.cub.2012.06.030

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