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Host species’ (species that host parasites) main defensive strategy against brood parasitism is the hosts’ ability to recognize and reject parasitic offspring (i.e. pushing the parasitic egg out of the nest). Brood parasitism is when one organism (brood parasite) tries … Continue reading
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Signal detection theory states that animals will use their own set of signals (courtship signals) to attract a mate by standing out from background interference. These set of signals can be implemented at the same time to produce complex signals. … Continue reading
Bats often fly above bodies of water from dusk to early evening to drink and forage. Foraging bats use ultrasonic pulses, sounds that are inaudible to us, that are regularly synced with wing beats and respiratory cycles to orient and … Continue reading