Bugs That Hunt In Packs


BIOLOGY
Bugs That Hunt In Packs[newscientist.com]Jul 23, 2011
 
    Slime bacteria called Myxococcus xanthus have shown to hunt in packs like wolves. They swim together in huge swarms and as they are moving back and forth over their bacterial prey they release enzymes to break it down. Together, they can tackle much larger prey than they could individually.
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