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Caterpillars that eat multiple plant species are more susceptible to hungry birds
June 16, 2014
This material is available primarily for archival purposes. Telephone numbers or other contact information may be out of date; please see current contact information at media contacts.University of California, Irvine, and Wesleyan University biologists have learned that caterpillars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
University of California, Irvine
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