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Discovering One Reason Why Swarming Evolved Offers Tantalizing Clues on How Intelligence Developed
June 5, 2013
Many animals--from locusts to fish--live in groups and swarm, but scientists aren't sure why or how this behavior evolved. Now, a multidisciplinary team of Michigan State University scientists has used a model system to show for the first time, that predator confusion can make prey evolve swarming behavior.
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