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  • The evolutionary ecology of decorating behaviour 

    Ruxton, Graeme D.; Stevens, Martin (2015-06) - Journal item
    Many animals decorate themselves through the accumulation of environmental material on their exterior. Decoration has been studied across a range of different taxa, but there are substantial limits to current understanding. ...
  • Florivory as an opportunity benefit of aposematism 

    Higginson, Andrew D.; Speed, Michael P.; Ruxton, Graeme D. (2015-12) - Journal article
    Inconspicuous prey pay a cost of reduced feeding opportunities. Flowers are highly nutritious but are positioned where prey would be apparent to predators and often contain toxins to reduce consumption. However, many ...
  • Orientation to the sun by animals and its interaction with crypsis 

    Penacchio, Olivier; Cuthill, Innes; Lovell, Paul George; Ruxton, Graeme Douglas; Harris, Julie (2015-09) - Journal article
    1. Orientation with respect to the sun has been observed in a wide range of species and has generally been interpreted in terms of thermoregulation and/or UV protection. For countershaded animals, orientation with respect ...