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Research Article

‘Natural experiment’ Demonstrates Top-Down Control of Spiders by Birds on a Landscape Level

  • Haldre Rogers mail,

    haldre@rice.edu

    Affiliation: Department of Biology, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, United States of America

    Current address: Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Rice University, Houston, Texas, United States of America

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  • Janneke Hille Ris Lambers,

    Affiliation: Department of Biology, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, United States of America

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  • Ross Miller,

    Affiliation: University of Guam, Western Pacific Tropical Research Center, Mangilao, Guam

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  • Joshua J. Tewksbury

    Affiliation: Department of Biology, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, United States of America

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  • Published: September 07, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0043446

About the Authors

Haldre Rogers, Janneke Hille Ris Lambers, Joshua J. Tewksbury
Department of Biology, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, United States of America
Ross Miller
University of Guam, Western Pacific Tropical Research Center, Mangilao, Guam

Corresponding Author

Email: haldre@rice.edu

Competing Interests

This study was partly funded by the Budweiser Conservation Scholarship. There are no patents, products in development or marketed products to declare. This does not alter the authors' adherence to all the PLoS ONE policies on sharing data and materials, as detailed online in the guide for authors.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: HR JT. Performed the experiments: HR. Analyzed the data: HR JHRL. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: RM JT JHRL. Wrote the paper: HR JHRL RM JT.