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Author Ruxton, Graeme D.

Title Avoiding attack : the evolutionary ecology of crypsis, warning signals, and mimicry / Graeme D. Ruxton, Thomas N. Sherratt, Michael P. Speed
Published Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2004
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 249 pages, 2 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations (some color)
Series Oxford biology
Oxford biology.
Summary This book discusses the evolution of the mechanisms by which prey avoid attack by their potential predators and questions how such defences are maintained through natural selection. Topics covered include camouflage, warning signals and mimicry
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject Animal defenses.
Form Electronic book
Author Sherratt, Thomas N.
Speed, Michael Patrick.
ISBN 9780191713392 ebook