Group foraging fallow deer

Published: 15 September 2017| Version 1 | DOI: 10.17632/7hhd22c8yx.1
Rebecca Stutz,
Ulrika Bergvall,
Olof Leimar,
Juha Tuomi,
Pasi Rautio


Data associated with the article: Stutz RS, Bergvall UA, Leimar O, Tuomi J, Rautio, P. (2017) Cohesiveness reduces foraging efficiency in a social herbivore. Animal Behaviour. Selective consumption of fodder by captive fallow deer (Dama dama) in response to patch shape (blocks and lines) and distribution of food quality within patches (low and high tannin fodder offered in alternate, single-contrast and double-contrast patterns). Dataset includes whether the trial was the first or second performed for the day, the maximum number of deer participating in the trial and the duration of trial.



Stockholms Universitet


Ecology, Animal Behavior, Ethology