Additive opportunistic capture explains group hunting benefits in African wild dogs

Full citation: 
Hubel, T.Y., Myatt, J.P., Jordan, N.R., Dewhirst, O.P., McNutt, J.W. & Wilson A.M. (2016) Additive opportunistic capture explains group hunting benefits in African wild dogs. Nature Communications. DOI: 10.1038/ncomms11033.
Author/s associated with the CES: 
Neil Jordan

This paper uses high-resolution GPS collar technology to challenge popular perceptions of African wild dogs collaborating to run down their prey over long-distances. African wild dogs actually owe their hunting success to short high-speed runs, undertaken during hunts that typically lack high-level coordination between dogs.

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