Attraction towards feeding conspecifics when food patches are exhaustible

G.D. Ruxton, S.J. Hall, William Gurney

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Abstract

Animals that forage in groups commonly share patches of food discovered by one or a few individuals.
LanguageEnglish
Pages653-660
Number of pages8
JournalAmerican Naturalist
Volume145
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - Apr 1995

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Keywords

  • food patches
  • feeding
  • social learning
  • aggregation

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In: American Naturalist, Vol. 145, No. 4, 04.1995, p. 653-660.

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