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== prey ==

   the animal being hunted;
   The organisms being eaten

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Ornithological conferences 2014

... conferences for experience, that's why I'm not interested in the big conferences like that. How I wrote above it have to be related with birds of prey.

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by lususvita
Fri Mar 14, 2014 10:20 am
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Ornithological conferences 2014
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Re: Are predators always smarter than their prey?

... recall during future encounters. Thus, elevated corticosteroids are necessary for not only antipredatory behaviors but also aversive learning in prey species.

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by Gannet
Tue Feb 25, 2014 11:43 am
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Are predators always smarter than their prey?
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Re: Are predators always smarter than their prey?

(...) My only issue with this article is the statement "animals can identify predators as a threat even if they have never encountered them before (...)". I know of two cases of instinctive (= not learned) reactions to predators: 1) apes go into a panic whenever they see a snake, and 2) c...

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by piscilactovegetarian
Tue Feb 25, 2014 10:59 am
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Are predators always smarter than their prey?
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Re: Are predators always smarter than their prey?

Yesterday while I was further researching this question found this website which explains prey survival strategies from becoming dinner http://www.nature.com/scitable/knowledge/library/behavior-under-risk-how-animals-avoid-becoming-23646978 My only issue ...

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by Gannet
Mon Feb 24, 2014 10:18 am
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Are predators always smarter than their prey?
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Re: Are predators always smarter than their prey?

... found out years ago. This is exactly the same matter relating to case # 4 on the said first list: "Predators that do not choose as victims (= prey) the weakest individuals".

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by piscilactovegetarian
Mon Feb 24, 2014 9:03 am
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Are predators always smarter than their prey?
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