Insular tammar wallabies (Macropus eugenii) respond to visual but not acoustic cues from predators

@article{Blumstein2000InsularTW,
  title={Insular tammar wallabies (Macropus eugenii) respond to visual but not acoustic cues from predators},
  author={D. Blumstein and J. Daniel and A. Griffin and C. S. Evans},
  journal={Behavioral Ecology},
  year={2000},
  volume={11},
  pages={528-535}
}
  • D. Blumstein, J. Daniel, +1 author C. S. Evans
  • Published 2000
  • Biology
  • Behavioral Ecology
  • We studied the way in which a population of tammar wallabies (Macropus eugenii), which have been isolated from mammalian predators since the last ice age, responded to the sight and sound of historical and ontogenetically and evolutionarily novel predators. Tammars were shown a range of visual stimuli, including taxidermic mounts of two evolutionarily novel predators, a red fox (Vulpes vulpes) and a cat (Felis catus), and a model of an extinct predator, the thylacine (Thylacinus cynocephalus… CONTINUE READING
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