Ant colonies are complex systems built on the cooperation of individual members. When under the attack from a predator, ants work as a well coordinated "superorganism" to esnure the safety of the colony.
Rabbitfish have exceeded researchers expectations in terms of their ability to cooperate. A new study shows that theythey use a cooperative feeding strategy where one stands guard for protection while another is feeding.
Dolphins have long been hailed as some of the most intelligent animals in the known world, capable of complex social interaction that rivals that of even chimpanzees. Now researchers have revealed that not only do these animals enjoy cross-species friendships, but they can also enter complex alliances that last generations.