Coalitionary mate guarding by male chimpanzees at Ngogo, Kibale National Park, Uganda

@article{Watts1998CoalitionaryMG,
  title={Coalitionary mate guarding by male chimpanzees at Ngogo, Kibale National Park, Uganda},
  author={David P. Watts},
  journal={Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology},
  year={1998},
  volume={44},
  pages={43-55}
}
Cooperative mate guarding by males is unusual in mammals and birds, largely because fertilizations are non-shareable. Chimpanzees live in fission-fusion communities that have cores of philopatric males who cooperate in inter-group aggression and in defending access to the females in their community. Male contest mating competition is restrained within communities, but single high-ranking males sometimes try to mate guard estrous females. Data from an unusually large chimpanzee commmunity at… CONTINUE READING
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