Challenges and solutions for studying collective animal behaviour in the wild

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Challenges and solutions for studying collective animal behaviour in the wild. / Hughey, Lacey; Hein, Andrew; Strandburg-Peshkin, Ariana; Jensen, Frants Havmand.

In: Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, Vol. 373, No. 1746, 20170005, 2018.

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Hughey, L, Hein, A, Strandburg-Peshkin, A & Jensen, FH 2018, 'Challenges and solutions for studying collective animal behaviour in the wild', Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, vol. 373, no. 1746, 20170005. https://doi.org/10.1098/rstb.2017.0005

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Hughey, L., Hein, A., Strandburg-Peshkin, A., & Jensen, F. H. (2018). Challenges and solutions for studying collective animal behaviour in the wild. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 373(1746), [20170005]. https://doi.org/10.1098/rstb.2017.0005

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Hughey L, Hein A, Strandburg-Peshkin A, Jensen FH. 2018. Challenges and solutions for studying collective animal behaviour in the wild. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. 373(1746). https://doi.org/10.1098/rstb.2017.0005

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Hughey, Lacey et al. "Challenges and solutions for studying collective animal behaviour in the wild". Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. 2018. 373(1746). https://doi.org/10.1098/rstb.2017.0005

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Hughey L, Hein A, Strandburg-Peshkin A, Jensen FH. Challenges and solutions for studying collective animal behaviour in the wild. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. 2018;373(1746). 20170005. https://doi.org/10.1098/rstb.2017.0005

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Hughey, Lacey ; Hein, Andrew ; Strandburg-Peshkin, Ariana ; Jensen, Frants Havmand. / Challenges and solutions for studying collective animal behaviour in the wild. In: Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. 2018 ; Vol. 373, No. 1746.

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