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Domesticated mammals of many different species share a set of physical and physiological traits that are not displayed by any of their wild progenitors. This suite of traits, now termed the "domestication syndrome" (DS), has been a puzzle since Charles Darwin discovered it. Two general explanations ...

Author(s)
Wilkins, A. S.
Publisher
Institute of Cytology and Genetics of Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Novosibirsk, Russia
Citation
Vavilovskij Zbreve˜urnal Genetiki i Selekcii / Vavilov Journal of Genetics and Breeding, 2017, 21, 4, pp 435-442
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The use of social and contact networks to answer basic and applied questions about infectious disease transmission in wildlife and livestock is receiving increased attention. Through social network analysis, we understand that wild animal and livestock populations, including farmed fish and...

Author(s)
Craft, M. E.
Publisher
Royal Society, London, UK
Citation
Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B. Biological Sciences, 2015, 370, 1669, pp 20140107
Abstract

Grooming serves many purposes in animals including removing ectoparasites and thermoregulation. Time spent grooming varies to a large extent among species and often represents a large component of the time budget. Nevertheless, few comparative analyses have been carried to determine the ecological...

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Beauchamp, G.
Publisher
Brill Academic Publishers, Leiden, Netherlands
Citation
Behaviour, 2012, 149, 7, pp 723-736
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Personality in animal behaviour describes the observation that behavioural differences between individuals are consistent over time and context. Studies of group-living animals show that movement order among individuals is also consistent over time and context, suggesting that some individuals lead ...

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Kurvers, R. H. J. M.; Eijkelenkamp, B.; Oers, K. van; Lith, B. van; Wieren, S. E. van; Ydenberg, R. C.; Prins, H. H. T.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Animal Behaviour, 2009, 78, 2, pp 447-453
Abstract

Living in groups with conspecifics can increase an animal's fitness in the wild. A social environment may also be imposed by commercial farming industries. One important measure of competition and group dynamics is the level of aggressive interaction. This can also influence the level of damage or...

Author(s)
Patullo, B. W.; Baird, H. P.; Macmillan, D. L.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 2009, 120, 3/4, pp 231-237
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Pingel, H.
Citation
World Poultry, 2000, 16, 4, pp 34-36, 38
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ADAMS, A. E., and ALLEN, B. C. The thyrotropic potency of the mouse anterior pituitary: 90-91. ADAMSTONE, F. B. The relation of vitamin E to the effectiveness of testosterone injections in caponized male fowl: 145-146. BLAIR, A. P. Isolating mechanisms in two species of toads: 105-106. BLANDAU, R....

Citation
Anatomical Record, 1940, 78, pp 39-181

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