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Science: Storks on the wing

Original Publication in “Science”: click here Andrea Flack, Máté Nagy, Wolfgang Fiedler, Iain D. Couzin, Martin Wikelski From local collective behavior to global migratory patterns in white storks.   For little Louis, it is the most exciting day of his life: just six or seven weeks ago, the young stork came into the world on […]

Science: Shared decision-making in wild baboons

A paper published in Science by Ari Strandburg-Peshkin, Damien Farine, Iain Couzin and Meg Crofoot sheds new light on collective movement in highly heterogeneous groups of animals in the wild. This paper combines fitting high-resolution collars to almost all individuals in a troop of wild baboons with innovative analytical techniques to reveal how primate troops decide where […]