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Attraction towards feeding conspecifics when food patches are exhaustible

Ruxton, G.D. and Hall, S.J. and Gurney, William (1995) Attraction towards feeding conspecifics when food patches are exhaustible. American Naturalist, 145 (4). pp. 653-660. ISSN 0003-0147

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Abstract

Animals that forage in groups commonly share patches of food discovered by one or a few individuals.