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The behaviour, body condition, parasite load and reproductive success of 7 multistallion and 12 single-stallion bands from the Kaimanawa feral horse (Equus caballus) population was recorded from August 1994 to March 1997. Mares were categorized as being loyal to a single stallion (SS) or a...

Author(s)
Linklater, W. L.; Cameron, E. Z.; Minot, E. O.; Stafford, K. J.
Citation
Animal Behaviour, 1999, 58, 2, pp 295-306
Abstract

Misaki feral horses on Kyushu Island, Japan, were separated into 2 herds and the difference between dispersal from natal group (natal dispersal) and dispersal from natal area (natal emigration) was studied. The causes of dispersal and emigration and their effects on harem formation were studied...

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Kaseda, Y.; Ogawa, H.; Khalil, A. M.
Citation
Equine Veterinary Journal, 1997, 29, 4, pp 262-266
Abstract

There is much evidence that the postnatal killing of the young in primates and carnivores, and induced abortion in rodents, are evolved traits that exert strong selective pressures on adult male and female behaviour. About 7000 h of observations were made on a population of 129 feral horses,...

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Berger, J.
Citation
Nature, UK, 1983, 303, 5912, pp 59-61