Wednesday, June 9, 2010

Sharks Use Math To Hunt - Science News

Sharks Use Math To Hunt - Science News: "The great white shark in Jaws knew exactly where it was going — to the closest pair of plump legs around. But where might it head if it didn’t have a tasty human snack in its sights?

A new study suggests that some sharks and other marine predators can follow strict mathematical strategies when foraging for dinner. The work, reported online June 9 in Nature, is the latest aiming to show whether animals sometimes move in a pattern called a L�vy walk."

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