Ecological correlates of human dispersal in 19th century sweden

  title={Ecological correlates of human dispersal in 19th century sweden},
  author={Alice L. Clarke and Bobbi S. Low},
  journal={Animal Behaviour},
Historic Swedish human demographic data were used to examine ecological correlates of natal dispersal. In addition to sex and age of dispersers, these data contain information on social, spatial and temporal attributes influencing dispersal; information important to delimiting functional advantages of this behaviour. It was predicted that in the monogamous and, apparently, resource defence mating system of 19th century Sweden male competition for resources would result in (1) a female bias in… CONTINUE READING


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