Life: The Science of Biology 11th Edition

Published by W. H. Freeman
ISBN 10: 1-31901-016-4
ISBN 13: 978-1-31901-016-4

Chapter 52 - Animal Behavior - Summary - Apply What You've Learned - Questions - Page 1140: 1


Groups of animals may forage and hunt with more efficiency than individuals, as demonstrated by wolf packs. Group living also offers mutual protection for individuals of the population. Group living comes with drawbacks as well, such as increased competition for mates and other resources. Densely packed communities might also experience greater disease transmission.

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