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1. Stable isotope analysis is a widely used tool for the reconstruction and interpretation of animal diets and trophic relationships. Analytical tools have improved the robustness of inferring the relative contribution of different prey sources to an animal’s diet...

["Computational Biology","Ecology","Ecosystem Science","Zoology","Statistics"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.1950v3
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Background. Feirana quadranus and Feirana taihangnica, two species of frogs inhabiting in waterbodies in the Qinling Mountains, China, are believed to be sister species that diverged 4.6 million years ago. In their sympatric area, morphological variations found...

["Evolutionary Studies","Molecular Biology","Taxonomy","Zoology","Statistics"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.2058v2
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Studies of animal behavior often rely on human observation, which introduces a number of limitations on sampling. Recent developments in automated logging of behaviors make it possible to circumvent some of these problems. Once verified for efficacy and accuracy,...

["Animal Behavior","Zoology","Statistics"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.1403v3
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