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Sperm whales may team up to herd prey

Data recorders yield first hints of coordinated feeding behavior

12:54pm, February 23, 2010

PORTLAND — Sperm whales sometimes collaborate when they forage the depths, new tracking data suggest, with some individuals herding prey into dense schools while others lunge into the fray and feed.

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