Can predators assess the quality of their prey’s resource?

@article{Williams2012CanPA,
  title={Can predators assess the quality of their prey’s resource?},
  author={Amanda C. Williams and Samuel M Flaxman},
  journal={Animal Behaviour},
  year={2012},
  volume={83},
  pages={883-890}
}
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