The Selfish Herd



An orderly herd of deer line up to leap over a fence one by one. Then, around the 2.40 mark, a phenomenon described by the evolutionary biologist WD Hamilton as ‘escape panic’ occurs. It’s all about self-preservation.

Deer do it. Bats do it. We do it.

Also, what the hell did they see in there?

THE SCIENCE: What the hell is going on with these deer? (io9)