Stampede facts for kids

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Wild horses stampeding

A stampede is uncontrolled concerted running as an act of mass impulse among herd animals or a crowd of people in which the group collectively begins running, often in an attempt to escape a perceived threat.

Non-human species associated with stampede behavior include cattle, elephants, blue wildebeests, walruses, wild horses, and rhinoceroses.


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