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Elevated parasite infection risk is considered to be a near-universal cost of social living. However, living in groups may also provide benefits that reduce the negative impacts of infection. These potential 'tolerance' benefits of living socially are theoretically possible, but have rarely been...

Author(s)
Ezenwa, V. O.; Worsley-Tonks, K. E. L.
Publisher
Royal Society, London, UK
Citation
Proceedings of the Royal Society B. Biological Sciences, 2018, 285, 1892, pp 20182142
Abstract

Social environments are fundamental to fitness in many species. In disrupted societies, the loss of important partners may alter social environments for surviving individuals. African elephants, Loxodonta africana, have experienced age-selective mortality linked to the ivory trade, and the...

Author(s)
Goldenberg, S. Z.; Wittemyer, G.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Animal Behaviour, 2018, 143, pp 1-8
Abstract

Beginning in 1997 Michigan State University Mara Hyena Project investigators observed waxing and waning progression of oral and genital masses during long-term behavioral observations of a population of wild spotted hyenas (Crocuta crocuta) from the Masai Mara Game Reserve, Kenya. From 1999-2000,...

Author(s)
Nelson, K. G.; Engh, A. L.; McKnight, C. A.; Kiupel, M.; Wise, A. G.; Maes, R. K.; Stevens, H.; Heylen, E.; Keyser, K. de; Rector, A.; Ranst, M. van; Flies, A. S.; Holekamp, K. E.
Publisher
Wildlife Disease Association, Lawrence, USA
Citation
Journal of Wildlife Diseases, 2013, 49, 3, pp 627-631
Abstract

According to the socioecological framework, transitivity (or linearity) in dominance relationships is related to competition over critical resources. When a population is structured into groups, the intensity of between-versus within-group competition influences the form and function of its social...

Author(s)
Wittemyer, G.; Getz, W. M.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Animal Behaviour, 2007, 73, 4, pp 671-681
Abstract

The social organization of three populations of 2 species of zebras in Kenya and its relationship to their communication behaviour were studied. Grant's zebras (Equus burchelli bohmi) (GTZ) inhabiting a dry savanna area had a harem-type social organization. Grevy's zebras (Equus grevyi) inhabiting...

Author(s)
Kimura, R.
Publisher
Japanese Society of Equine Science (Nihon Uma Kagakukai) Equine Research Institute, Japan Racing Association, Utsunomiya, Japan
Citation
Journal of Equine Science, 2000, 11, 4, pp 91-98
Abstract

Author(s)
Schulte, N.; Klingel, H.
Citation
Behaviour, 1991, 118, 1-2, pp 103-114
Abstract

A zebu herd kept under natural conditions in Kenya was observed for two years. The group was composed of 29 cows, one adult bull and their 56 calves. The relationship of cows towards their own offspring was highly individualized and exclusive. This strong mother-calf bond could be traced back to...

Author(s)
Reinhardt, V.
Publisher
Birkhauser Verlag, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Untersuchung zum Sozialverhalten des Rindes. Eine zweijahrige Beobachtung an einer halb-wilden Rinderherde (Bos indicus)., 1980, pp 89pp.

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