SELFISH HERD

Seen in animal behaviour where a group of animals always mange to keep themself away from any danger by placing other herd members between them and danger. It is seen in highly selfish individuals.

SELFISH HERD: "In selfish herd behaviour each animal is looking out for itself by using other animals as a shield."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "SELFISH HERD," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 13, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/selfish-herd/ (accessed December 9, 2019).
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