Antbirds parasitize foraging army ants

  title={Antbirds parasitize foraging army ants},
  author={Peter H. Wrege and Martin Wikelski and Jamie Mandel and Thomas Rassweiler and Iain D. Couzin},
In the tropical forests of Central and South America, army ants of the Ecitonini tribe, and the numerous animals that follow them through the understory, share a complex relationship that has far-reaching effects on population dynamics and community structure. Although considerable study has been made of various participants in this relationship, no research has explicitly examined the nature of the interaction between the ants and the most important group of followers, the ant-following birds… 

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