Familiarity breeds progeny: sociality increases reproductive success in adult male ring-tailed coatis (Nasua nasua).


The ring-tailed coati (Nasua nasua) is the only coati species in which social groups contain an adult male year round, although most males live solitarily. We compared reproductive success of group living and solitary adult male coatis to determine the degree to which sociality affects reproductive success. Coati mating is highly seasonal and groups of… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-294X.2010.04940.x