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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,...

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