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Re: Re. Birds hunting in cooperation




On Sunday, August 15, 2004, at 02:53 AM, Tommy Tyrberg wrote:

Corvids e. g. magpies *Pica pica* cooperate very efficiently when harrying predators, e. g. cats. This isn't exactly hunting behavior but is closely related. One bird keeps the cat occupied in front while the other sneaks in from the rear and pecks the cat.


They do that to people too, round these parts!

Peter Markmann
Canberra