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On Fri, 14 May 1999, Thomas R. Holtz, Jr. wrote:
> [...]
> Yes.  However, the animals for which the term "pack" was invented (wolves,
> for example) are more than simply a bunch of conspecifics who band together
> to bring down a larger prey item: it is an association of (mostly) kin, the
> hunt itself involves a lot of signalling, and *it persists outside the time
> of the hunting and feeding event*.  A pack as a structure exists during
> "down time".

By "signaling", do you mean coordination? I would would consider that
a feature as well.

> [...]