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Fighting fiddler crabs call each other's bluff

Male fiddler crabs bluff their way through fights. They also adapt their combat strategies if they have lost their original enlarged claw and have regrown a more fragile, weaker one. These are some of the findings of wildlife ...

dateApr 05, 2016 in Plants & Animals
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Big crab claws for bling or bang?

Male fiddler crabs tread an evolutionary fine line between growing an enlarged claw better for signalling to females or one better for fighting finds research in BioMed Central's open access journal BMC Evolutionary Biology. ...

dateJul 16, 2013 in Plants & Animals
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