Attraction towards feeding conspecifics when food patches are exhaustible

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

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Animals that forage in groups commonly share patches of food discovered by one or a few individuals.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)653-660
Number of pages8
JournalAmerican Naturalist
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - Apr 1995


  • food patches
  • feeding
  • social learning
  • aggregation

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