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Stephens, P.A. (2018). Ecology: Luck, Scarcity and the Fate of Populations. Current Biology 28(24): R1384-R1386.

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Abstract

An animal’s choice of diet plays a large part in determining whether it will find food during a period of searching. This has profound implications for the likelihood of reproductive success or starvation and many other important questions in ecology.