Saturday, 5 April 2014

How Wolf Packs Organize to Kill

Jennifer Viegas, Discovery News | April 04, 2014 01:30am ET

The way that wolves organize themselves into hunting packs depends upon the number of participating wolves and the social status of each wolf, suggests a new study in the Journal of the Royal Society Interface.

The methods show a striking resemblance to human-run businesses, which serve as another example of animal cooperation to meet a presumably shared goal. In the case of wolves, that goal is to kill other animals for survival.

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