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Walking the walk: What sharks, honeybees and humans have in common


December 23, 2013

Hadza people of Tanzania In the first study of human hunter-gatherer movement patterns, a team led by University of Arizona anthropologist David Raichlen has found that the tribe's movements while foraging can be described by a mathematical pattern called a Lévy walk--a pattern that also is found in the movements of many other animals, from sharks to honeybees. Full Story

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Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences

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