Forest elephants: fission–fusion and social arenas

@article{Fishlock2013ForestEF,
  title={Forest elephants: fission–fusion and social arenas},
  author={Vicki Fishlock and P. Lee},
  journal={Animal Behaviour},
  year={2013},
  volume={85},
  pages={357-363}
}
Fission–fusion systems provide models for studying grouping decisions and social complexity in a range of taxa, as individuals act to manage risks and enhance reproductive success. African savannah elephants, Loxodonta africana africana , live in a fluid society where individual relationships persist over decades and affect reproductive success. Social structures have yet to be fully characterized for forest elephants, Loxodonta africana cyclotis . Aggregations at natural forest clearings… Expand
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