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    Møller, Anders Pape and Nielsen, Jan Tøttrup 2014. Parental defense of offspring and life history of a long-lived raptor. Behavioral Ecology, Vol. 25, Issue. 6, p. 1505.

    Møller, A. P. 2014. Life history, predation and flight initiation distance in a migratory bird. Journal of Evolutionary Biology, Vol. 27, Issue. 6, p. 1105.

    Samia, Diogo S. M. Blumstein, Daniel T. and Hemmi, Jan M 2015. Birds Flush Early and Avoid the Rush: An Interspecific Study. PLOS ONE, Vol. 10, Issue. 3, p. e0119906.

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    Gal, Shmuel Alpern, Steve and Casas, Jérôme 2015. Prey should hide more randomly when a predator attacks more persistently. Journal of The Royal Society Interface, Vol. 12, Issue. 113, p. 20150861.

    Cooper, William E. and Sherbrooke, Wade C. 2015. Averted predator gaze reduces latency to flee by zebra-tailed lizards (Callisaurus draconoides). Animal Biology, Vol. 65, Issue. 3-4, p. 299.

    Sommer-Trembo, Carolin Zimmer, Claudia Jourdan, Jonas Bierbach, David and Plath, Martin 2016. Predator experience homogenizes consistent individual differences in predator avoidance. Journal of Ethology, Vol. 34, Issue. 2, p. 155.

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    Sah, Pratha Nussear, Kenneth E. Esque, Todd C. Aiello, Christina M. Hudson, Peter J. and Bansal, Shweta 2016. Inferring social structure and its drivers from refuge use in the desert tortoise, a relatively solitary species. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, Vol. 70, Issue. 8, p. 1277.

    Cooper, William E. and Martín, José 2016. Predator–prey distance and latency to flee from an immobile predator: functional relationship and importance. Current Zoology, Vol. 62, Issue. 2, p. 117.

    May, Tegan M. Page, Manda J. and Fleming, Patricia A. 2016. Predicting survivors: animal temperament and translocation. Behavioral Ecology, Vol. 27, Issue. 4, p. 969.

    Obleser, Petr Hart, Vlastimil Malkemper, E. Pascal Begall, Sabine Holá, Michaela Painter, Michael S. Červený, Jaroslav and Burda, Hynek 2016. Compass-controlled escape behavior in roe deer. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, Vol. 70, Issue. 8, p. 1345.

    Iglesias-Carrasco, Maider Head, Megan L. Jennions, Michael D. and Cabido, Carlos 2016. Condition-dependent trade-offs between sexual traits, body condition and immunity: the effect of novel habitats. BMC Evolutionary Biology, Vol. 16, Issue. 1,

    Cooper, William E. 2016. Directional escape strategy by the striped plateau lizard (Sceloporus virgatus): turning to direct escape away from predators at variable escape angles. Behaviour, Vol. 153, Issue. 4, p. 401.

    Iglesias-Carrasco, Maider Head, Megan L. and Cabido, Carlos 2016. Habitat dependent effects of experimental immune challenge on lizard anti-predator responses. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, Vol. 70, Issue. 11, p. 1931.

    Suzuki, Toshitaka N. 2016. Referential calls coordinate multi-species mobbing in a forest bird community. Journal of Ethology, Vol. 34, Issue. 1, p. 79.

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When a predator attacks, prey are faced with a series of 'if', 'when' and 'how' escape decisions – these critical questions are the foci of this book. Cooper and Blumstein bring together a balance of theory and empirical research to summarise over fifty years of scattered research and benchmark current thinking in the rapidly expanding literature on the behavioural ecology of escaping. The book consolidates current and new behaviour models with taxonomically divided empirical chapters that demonstrate the application of escape theory to different groups. The chapters integrate behaviour with physiology, genetics and evolution to lead the reader through the complex decisions faced by prey during a predator attack, examining how these decisions interact with life history and individual variation. The chapter on best practice field methodology and the ideas for future research presented throughout, ensure this volume is practical as well as informative.


'This is essential reading for antipredator buffs.'

Tim Caro Source: The Quarterly Review of Biology

'… a well thought out collection of chapters that provides a comprehensive overview of animal escape behaviors.'

Ben Hirsch Source: ISBE Newsletter

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