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Competing Interests

Yolanda van Heezik is an Academic Editor for PeerJ.

Author Contributions

Thomas Mattern conceived and designed the experiments, performed the experiments, analyzed the data, contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, wrote the paper, prepared figures and/or tables, reviewed drafts of the paper.

Michael D McPherson conceived and designed the experiments, contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, wrote the paper, reviewed drafts of the paper.

Ursula Ellenberg performed the experiments, contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, reviewed drafts of the paper.

Yolanda van Heezik performed the experiments, contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, reviewed drafts of the paper.

Philipp J Seddon performed the experiments, contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, reviewed drafts of the paper.

Animal Ethics

The following information was supplied relating to ethical approvals (i.e., approving body and any reference numbers):

University of Otago Ethics Comittee (Protocoll 69/15)

Field Study Permissions

The following information was supplied relating to field study approvals (i.e., approving body and any reference numbers):

Filed experiments were approved by the New Zealand Department of Conservation (45799-FAU)

Data Deposition

The following information was supplied regarding data availability:

The raw data consists of a 6gb video file which currently exceeds the upload allowance of our video hosting platform (vimeo.com). We are looking for alternative ways to make the raw video footage available prior to publication after peer review.

Funding

This work was supported by an Otago Research Grant [PL 112034.01 R.FZ] issued to PJS. The funders had no role in study design, data collection and analysis, decision to publish, or preparation of the manuscript.


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