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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...

Dušek, A.; Bartoš, L.; Švecová, L.
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 2007, 103, 1/2, pp 146-155