Dominance and reproductive success among female gelada baboons

@article{Dunbar1977DominanceAR,
  title={Dominance and reproductive success among female gelada baboons},
  author={Robin I. M. Dunbar and E. P. Dunbar},
  journal={Nature},
  year={1977},
  volume={266},
  pages={351-352}
}
THE relationship between dominance and reproductive success has been of considerable theoretical interest, with an extensive literature reporting its existence among males in many species1. Although female dominance hierarchies are known to exist in various species, the possibility of a similar relationship for females has not been investigated in detail. Indeed it is often assumed that Bateman's principle2 implies that intrasexual selection (and hence the effectiveness of dominance as a… 

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