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Abstract

Maternal rank "inheritance" occurs in cercopithecine primates, spotted hyenas and several ungulates. A recently observed positive relationship between dominance rank of a mother and that of her sub-adult offspring in wild red deer (Cervus elaphus) suggests that maternal rank "inheritance" also...

Author(s)
Dušek, A.; Bartoš, L.; Švecová, L.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 2007, 103, 1/2, pp 146-155
Abstract

Over 8 weeks from November to January, 2 groups of 12 yearling stags in Otago, New Zealand, were observed for activities, individual distances, weather conditions and use of shade from trees and shelter from windbreak cloth, at 5 min intervals for 4 h at dawn, noon, and dusk. Over 2 further weeks,...

Author(s)
Pollard, J. C.; Littlejohn, R. P.
Citation
New Zealand Veterinary Journal, 1999, 47, 3, pp 83-87