Wise elk learn to outsmart hunters and tell apart their weapons
Ready to make a getawayRobert McGouey/Alamy Stock PhotoBy Brian OwensAs female elk get older, they also get wiser: they learn how to avoid getting shot by hunters, and appear to adapt their behaviour to the types of weapon the hunters carry. Hunting by humans is known to affect how elk behave, selecting for more cautious behaviours by killing more...
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