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Swarming ­p A Storm: Why Animals School And Flock


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School of Blue Tang fish

A school of Blue Tang fish swimming together off the Caribbean island of Bonaire.

Credit: David J. Phillip/AP

By tricking live fish into attacking computer-generated "prey," scientists have learned that animals like birds and fish may indeed have evolved to swarm together to protect themselves from the threat of predators.

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