A multidimensional framework for studying social predation strategies

  title={A multidimensional framework for studying social predation strategies},
  author={Stephen D J Lang and D. Farine},
  journal={Nature Ecology & Evolution},
  • Stephen D J Lang, D. Farine
  • Published 2017
  • Biology, Medicine
  • 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… CONTINUE READING
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