Divided destinies: group choice by female savannah baboons during social group fission

Abstract

Group living provides benefits to individuals while imposing costs on them. In species that live in permanent social groups, group division provides the only opportunity for nondispersing individuals to change their group membership and improve their benefit to cost ratio. We examined group choice by 81 adult female savannah baboons (Papio cynocephalus… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00265-007-0415-1

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