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Researchers find selective eaters less likely to be eaten


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New research has found that dietary specialization among herbivores, specifically caterpillars, indicates whether or not they are better able to hide themselves from predators such as birds. The research suggests those herbivores who dine on a wide variety of plants face an increased chance of being eaten by birds whereas those with a limited diet are less likely to be eaten.

 

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