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Giraffe social behaviour and relationships are currently in the period of scientific renaissance, changing the former ideas of nonexisting social bonds into understanding of complex social structures of giraffe herds. Different giraffe subspecies have been studied in the wild and only one was...

Author(s)
Malyjurkova, L.; Hejzlarova, M.; Vymyslicka, P. J.; Brandlova, K.
Publisher
De Gruyter Open, Warsaw, Poland
Citation
Agricultura Tropica et Subtropica, 2014, 47, 1, pp 5-13
Abstract

Two social groups of rats (monogamous and polyandrous) were studied in a sixteen-week long experiment to evaluate their effects on reproductive and behavioral responses in the Wistar strain of rats. Thirty albino Wistar rats (20 males 10 females) with an average initial weight of 60.22±4.8 g were...

Author(s)
Aro, S. O.; Adejumo, D. O.
Publisher
FACT Limited, Nairobi, Kenya
Citation
Journal of Animal and Plant Sciences (JAPS), 2010, 6, 2, pp 637-644
Abstract

Dispersal is a major life history trait of social organisms influencing the behavioral and genetic structure of their groups. Unfortunately, primate dispersal is difficult to quantify, because of the rarity of these events and our inability to ascertain if individuals dispersed or died when they...

Author(s)
Miyamoto, M. M.; Allen, J. M.; Gogarten, J. F.; Chapman, C. A.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Hoboken, USA
Citation
American Journal of Primatology, 2013, 75, 5, pp 478-490
Abstract

The short-term effects of tourist boats on the behaviour of Indo-Pacific bottlenose dolphins Tursiops aduncus were investigated off the south coast of Zanzibar, Tanzania, by comparing dolphin group behaviour in the presence (impact) and absence (control) of tourist boats. Group-follows were...

Author(s)
Christiansen, F.; Lusseau, D.; Stensland, E.; Berggren, P.
Publisher
Inter-Research, Oldendorf/Luhe, Germany
Citation
Endangered Species Research, 2010, 11, 1, pp 91-99

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