About the Authors

Olof Leimar

olof.leimar@zoologi.su.se

Affiliation Department of Zoology, Stockholm University, Stockholm, Sweden

Sasha R. X. Dall

Affiliation Centre for Ecology and Conservation, University of Exeter, Penryn, United Kingdom

Peter Hammerstein

Affiliation Institute for Theoretical Biology, Humboldt University Berlin, Berlin, Germany

John M. McNamara

Affiliation School of Mathematics, University of Bristol, Bristol, United Kingdom

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Wrote the paper: OL SRXD PH JMM. Conceived and performed the modeling: OL. Designed the software for the model analysis: OL.