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Collective animal navigation and migratory culture: from theoretical models to empirical evidence

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Animals often travel in groups, and their navigational decisions can be influenced by social interactions. Both theory and empirical observations suggest that such collective navigation can result in individuals improving their ability to 1nd their way and could be one of the key bene1ts of sociality for these species. Here we provide an overview of the potential mechanisms underlying collective navigation and review the known, and supposed, empirical evidence for such behaviour, and highligh...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1098/rstb.2017.0009

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James S. McDonnell Foundation
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State of Baden-Württemberg
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University of Alaska Foundation
Publisher:
Royal Society
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Philosophical Transactions B: Biological Sciences More from this journal
Volume:
373
Issue:
1746
Pages:
20170009
Publication date:
2018-03-26
Acceptance date:
2018-01-01
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EISSN:
1471-2970
ISSN:
0962-8436
Pubs id:
pubs:829567
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uuid:a962f85b-d1b3-4449-806e-8d73c0489057
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pubs:829567
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829567
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2018-03-14

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