Feeding mimicry in the rattlesnake Sistrurus catenatus, with comments on the evolution of the rattle

@article{Schuett1984FeedingMI,
  title={Feeding mimicry in the rattlesnake Sistrurus catenatus, with comments on the evolution of the rattle},
  author={Gordon W. Schuett and David L. Clark and Fred Kraus},
  journal={Animal Behaviour},
  year={1984},
  volume={32},
  pages={625-626}
}
where clearly dominam males were present for the higher rewards in the morning. In contrast, very-low-status males were only present in the afternoon when the most dominant individuals were absent. These results mirror other results on spatial access to nectar (unpublished data). Access by subordinates in the afternoon appeared to be a consequence of the absence of the more dominant resident males. It was known that females fed predominantly on insects in the morning but the whereabouts of the… Expand

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