Recent encounters with rattlesnakes enhance ground squirrel responsiveness to predator cues

@article{Ayon2017RecentEW,
  title={Recent encounters with rattlesnakes enhance ground squirrel responsiveness to predator cues},
  author={Rey E. Ayon and Breanna J Putman and Rulon W. Clark},
  journal={Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology},
  year={2017},
  volume={71},
  pages={1-10}
}
A diverse range of prey taxa exhibit stereotyped antipredator behaviors when confronting live predators. Predator cues also elicit antipredator responses, and previous research indicates that prey possess mechanisms to discriminate between the relative risk posed by particular predator cues, which mediates their investment in antipredator behaviors (i.e… CONTINUE READING