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== prey ==

   the animal being hunted;
   The organisms being eaten

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Re: Are predators always smarter than their prey?

I wouldn't make a general rule out of it. Except intelligence there are so many other things to consider that such theory as in subject is simply incomplete and unfair. Like someone earlier mentioned the case or rabbits and coyotes. Rabbits needed to learn how to live in one neighborhood with a coyo...

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by Sheppie
Mon Sep 01, 2014 7:52 am
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Are predators always smarter than their prey?
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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
 
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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
 
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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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