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For most of human history resource acquistion was done primarily through --

hunting and gathering

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fitness related currency

calories

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Models assume foragers are selected to -- the net rate of return per unit of foraging time

maximize

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Assumes that time and resources are both --

scarce

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Series of models that are used to determine particular aspects of foraging

optimal foraging theory

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diet breadth

prey choice

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the problem to be analyzed

decisions

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measurement scale (energy, protein, survivorship, fertility)

currency

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(assumptions) other essentials to the model

constraints

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time spent looking for prey

search

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pursuit, capture, processing, eating (everything that happens right after you find a prey)

handling

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Searching and handling are -- activities

mutually exclusive

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Prey are encountered sequentially and randomly, but in proportion to their --

abundance

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T/F: Prey is neither patchy nor evenly dispersed (fine-grained)

true

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Hunting does not influence --

abundance

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Return rate on encounter, what you gain by handling an item

profitability