Monthly Archives: March 2014

Prey Behaviour – Is it really important?

When we think about the removal of predators from a natural ecosystem system quite often what we expect to see is an increase in the previously hunted prey. What we don’t expect to see are significant changes in prey behaviour, … Continue reading

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Australian Huntsman Spiders – The Communal Spiders

Mention social spiders and perhaps one of the first images that springs to mind is a family of spiders sitting around the dinner table sharing the day’s stories. Absurd as it sounds, it isn’t as far fetched as you might … Continue reading

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