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RE: Herbivore protection

Twas on a Sunday that I first spotted this from Nathan
>Predator satiation is distinct from colonial nesting.   


>I certainly wasn't suggesting that they nest closely ONLY for predator
>satiation, but it is likely to be an effect - more for the hatchlings
>running around for the first time than for the eggs themselves.   Eggs
>could be guarded, and may well have been.

Plus dense nesting sites would give extra protection to the interior nests,
wouldn't it?

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