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We observed a group of three young female Somali wild asses to develop an ethogram of social behavior in the first phase of a longer term study of social, sexual, and maternal/infant behavior. The most unexpected finding was the frequency and extent of aggressive interactions, which included...

Author(s)
Asa, C. S.; Marshall, F.; Fischer, M.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Hoboken, USA
Citation
Zoo Biology, 2012, 31, 1, pp 87-97
Abstract

Oxpeckers Buphagus spp. are unique passerines owing to their involvement in a cleaning association with domestic and wild African ungulates. Oxpeckers not only utilize their hosts for food but also use them as perches for resting, preening, displaying and copulating, as well as a source of nesting...

Author(s)
Plantan, T. B.; Howitt, M. J.; Kotzé, A.; Gaines, M. S.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Chichester, UK
Citation
International Zoo Yearbook, 2014, 48, 1, pp 92-100