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Caterpillars that eat multiple plant species are more susceptible to hungry birds


June 16, 2014

a tiger swallowtail caterpillar University of California, Irvine, and Wesleyan University biologists have learned that caterpillars that feed on one or two plant species are better able to hide from predatory birds than caterpillars that consume a wide variety of plants. Full Story

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