Scatter hoarding and cache pilferage by superior competitors : an experiment with wild boar , Sus scrofa

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.anbehav.2014.08.001 0003-3472/© 2014 The Association for the Study of A Food-hoarding patterns range between larder hoarding (a few large caches) and scatter hoarding (many small caches), and are, in essence, the outcome of a hoard sizeenumber trade-off in pilferage risk. Animals that scatter hoard are believed to do so, despite… (More)

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