Predation risk and distance to cover affect foraging behaviour in Namib Desert gerbils

  title={Predation risk and distance to cover affect foraging behaviour in Namib Desert gerbils},
  author={Jessica J. Hughes and David Ward},
  journal={Animal Behaviour},
  • J. HughesD. Ward
  • Published 1 December 1993
  • Environmental Science
  • Animal Behaviour

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