A model of dominance and resource division among a group of animals of differing quality

Abstract

Individuals of many species spend a large portion of their lives within groups of conspecifics. Within such groups, there can be considerable diversity in size and other traits, with some, perhaps larger or stronger, animals laying claim to a greater than fair share of available resources. We use the word quality as a single measure of individual animal… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s10144-001-8185-5

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