|A crocodile lures in birds with sticks that would make a nice nest. |
Photo by Dinets published in Ethology, Ecology & Evoluton 2013.
Well, shudder in your boots, people, because we are already there!
This week at Accumulating Glitches I talk about the discovery of how at least two species of crocodilians use tools to lure in prey. Check it out here.
And to learn more, check this out:
Dinets, V., Brueggen, J.C.. and Brueggen, J.D. Crocodilians use tools for hunting, Ethology Ecology & Evolution, (2013). DOI: 10.1080/03949370.2013.858276.