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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 ...

Author(s)
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

As in most social groups, agonistic interactions of various intensities are common in a goose flock. This may cause social stress, modulating heart rate (HR), which may serve as a measure of energetic investment and also of individual emotional involvement. We investigated HR responses to social...

Author(s)
Wascher, C. A. F.; Scheiber, I. B. R.; Weiss, B. M.; Kotrschal, K.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Animal Behaviour, 2009, 77, 4, pp 955-961
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Author(s)
Pingel, H.
Citation
World Poultry, 2000, 16, 4, pp 34-36, 38
Abstract

Canada geese (Branta canadensis) are unusual because individuals use either of 2 brood-rearing behaviours: cooperative broods (2 or more merged broods attended by more than 3 parents) or 2-parent families. We tested whether cooperative broods form in response to habitat or climatic conditions by...

Author(s)
Gosser, A. L.; Conover, M. R.
Citation
Ethology, 2000, 106, 3, pp 235-246