Influence of Group Size on the Success of Wolves Hunting Bison
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MacNulty, Daniel R.
Stahler, Daniel R.
Smith, Douglas W.
- Publisher: Public Library of Science
(issn: 1932-6203, eissn: 1932-6203)
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An intriguing aspect of social foraging behaviour is that large groups are often no better at capturing prey than are small groups, a pattern that has been attributed to diminished cooperation (i.e., free riding) in large groups. Although this suggests the formation of ...