Energy cost and return for hunting in African wild dogs and cheetahs

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Hubel, T Y; Myatt, J P; Jordan, N R; Dewhirst, O P; McNutt, J W; Wilson, A M;

African wild dogs (Lycaon pictus) are reported to hunt with energetically costly long chase distances. We used high-resolution GPS and inertial technology to record 1,119 high-speed chases of all members of a pack of six adult African wild dogs in northern Botswana. Dog... View more