herd instinct

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  • They can also exhibit a strong herding instinct, especially around children.
  • We are all in great danger in this connection on account of the mysterious force of the herd instinct. Cited from Men, Women, and God, by A. Herbert Gray
  • They call it the herd instinct, and all sorts of names. Cited from Nocturne, by Frank Swinnerton
  • War is the result of the action of the herd instinct in man upon the old instinct of aggression. Cited from The Psychology of Nations, by G.E. Partridge
  • Due to their herding instinct, they love to chase anything that moves, so it is best to keep them inside fenced areas.
  • The scheme is based on the Herd instinct -- on the tendency of most creatures to follow their leader. Cited from Punch, Vol. 159, September 8th, 1920, ed. by Sir Owen Seaman
  • Upon further research, Ishikawa found that zebras are gentle animals with a strong family herding instinct.
  • The brothers originally developed the dogs' natural herding instincts to work the family's free-roaming hogs.
  • It should have a very strong herding instinct.
  • Weakening under the pressure, and swung by the power of herd-instinct, most of us "came." Cited from Tramping on Life, by Harry Kemp
  • The new sociologists call it the herd instinct, just as the old reactionaries called it the many-headed beast. Cited from The New Jerusalem, by G. K. Chesterton
  • The herd instinct, for example, gives instinctive quality to the social organization and social proclivities of three different types of society, which appear as national characters. Cited from The Psychology of Nations, by G.E. Partridge
  • They are known to tree prey and can be trained to flush birds by taking advantage of the innate herding instinct.
  • Working strains have strong herding instincts, and some individuals can be single-minded to the point of obsessiveness.
  • The amount of herding instinct varies, with some dogs being quite drivey and others calmer.
  • The herding instinct will also cause some younger Pembrokes to nip at their owner's ankles.
  • He shows why humans have a herd instinct when it comes to investment, and why no one can accurately predict when the bulls might stampede.
  • Koolies exhibiting basic herding instincts can be trained to compete in stock dog trials.
  • Old Time Farm Shepherds that exhibit basic herding instincts can also be trained to compete in farm dog trials.
  • The herd instinct in animal species develops packs and clans and tribes and states. Cited from Crime: Its Cause and Treatment, by Clarence Darrow
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