What do spider monkeys, Peruvian fishing boats and sulking albatross have in common?

12 Jul 2018, 16:00
-/--Eastern Avenue Auditorium (University of Sydney)

-/--Eastern Avenue Auditorium

University of Sydney

Oral Presentation Ecology Plenary


Alex James (University of Canterbury)


Lévy walks have dominated foraging theory since they were brought to our attention in the mid-nineties. However the path to enlightenment has not been smooth. I will take you on a brief history of Lévy foraging theory that has played out in the published literature. Are they the solution to finding your keys or an ecological version of the quaternion?

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Alex James (University of Canterbury)

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