escape response

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escape response

any flight reaction elicited in an animal as a result of a threat.
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The researchers collected trajectories of bipedal jerboas and sympatric quadrupedal jirds in the field to quantify the maximum performance and predictability of the escape behaviour of these species in natural conditions.
Effect of temperature on escape behaviour by an ectothermic vertebrate, the keeled earless lizard (Holbrookia propinqua).
Risk factors affecting escape behaviour in the desert iguana, Dipsosaurus dorsalis: speed and directness of predator approach, degree of cover, direction of turning by a predator, and temperature.
The sisters at the Carmelite monastery in West Derby, close to Cardinal Heenan school, will appeal to Liverpool council's planning committee to allow them to build a new convent in Allerton in order to escape behaviour "at odds" with their way of life.
We experimentally disturbed radio-collared moose of known age and of both sexes to study escape behaviour from humans.
Escape behaviour of juvenile Psammodromus algirus lizards: constraint of or compensation for limitations in body size?
That particular escape behaviour, Gibb said, has never been filmed.
On the other hand, the absence of a correlation between the frequency of vocalizations, agonistic and escape behaviours suggest that the increase of aggressiveness observed immediately after weaning is more related to the establishment of a social order, as proposed by JARVIS et al.
Vaded states feel out of control when they are out, and they are the root to escape behaviours, such as addictive symptoms.
In his research, Slobodchikoff records the alarm calls and subsequent escape behaviours of prairie dogs in response to approaching predators.