A multidimensional framework for studying social predation strategies

  title={A multidimensional framework for studying social predation strategies},
  author={Stephen D. J. Lang and Damien Roger Farine},
  journal={Nature Ecology \& Evolution},
Social predation—the act of hunting and feeding with others—is one of the most successful life-history traits in the animal kingdom. Although many predators hunt and feed together, a diversity of mechanisms exist by which individuals forage socially. However, a comprehensive framework capturing this diversity is lacking, preventing us from better understanding cooperative forms of predation, and how such behaviours have evolved and been maintained over time. We outline a framework of social… 

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