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A multidimensional framework for studying social predation strategies

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Social predation—the act of hunting and feeding with others—is one of the most successful life-history traits in the animal kingdom. Though 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 pre...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
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Accepted manuscript

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10.1038/s41559-017-0245-0

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Edward Grey Institute of Field Ornithology
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Publisher:
Nature Publishing Group Publisher's website
Journal:
Nature Ecology & Evolution Journal website
Volume:
1
Pages:
1230-1239
Publication date:
2017-08-22
Acceptance date:
2017-06-20
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EISSN:
2397-334X
Pubs id:
pubs:701466
URN:
uri:379eff38-903d-45d9-a19b-ccc01a114e9e
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uuid:379eff38-903d-45d9-a19b-ccc01a114e9e
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pubs:701466

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