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mob

Australian vernacular for a group of sheep which stay together for an extended period. Also a name for a group of kangaroos.
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However this matter has not been very clearly stated in Supreme Court decisions up until the recent mobbing decision.
The high court considered that it would be very difficult to prove a mobbing incident in a given workplace, so pure evidence is a must of criminal proceedings but not employment law or civil law proceedings.
Crows nuanced their mobbing responses to the environment in which we placed the raptor mount.
Observations of natural and staged encounters between crows and raptors support the hypothesis that mobbing frequency and intensity are adjusted to the risk posed by the predator.
The research conducted by SSM showed that employees in the textile industry, parts of the health care and public administration were mostly subjected to mobbing.
But how exactly mobbing interacted with other factors is left underarticulated.
By checking pellets regurgitated by owls, Pavey and Smyth estimated that nonmobbing birds were nine times more likely to be eaten as mobbing species.
Mobbing can refer to the action of being bullied, harassed, or intimidated in the workplace.
When the participants were asked how they responded to the mobbing, 75 percent responded that they did not do anything.
On 4 August 2001, CSC heard mobbing calls from a stand of trees near Owings Mills, Maryland, and found a perched Common Nighthawk being mobbed by a group of birds that included several juvenile Eastern Bluebirds (Sialia sialis) and a Pine Warbler (Dendroica pinus), Prairie Warbler (D.
He looked up and found a Common Nighthawk perched on a horizontal branch above the road, surrounded by a group of mobbing birds that consisted of a Downy Woodpecker (Picoides pubescens), an Eastern Phoebe (Sayornis phoebe), two Eastern Bluebirds, and a Magnolia Warbler (Dendroica magnolia).