Greetings promote cooperation and reinforce social bonds among spotted hyaenas

@article{Smith2011GreetingsPC,
  title={Greetings promote cooperation and reinforce social bonds among spotted hyaenas},
  author={J. Smith and Katherine S. Powning and S. Dawes and J. Estrada and K. Holekamp},
  journal={Animal Behaviour},
  year={2011},
  volume={81},
  pages={401-415}
}
  • J. Smith, Katherine S. Powning, +2 authors K. Holekamp
  • Published 2011
  • Psychology
  • Animal Behaviour
  • Societies characterized by fission–fusion dynamics consist of subgroups that frequently change in size and composition. Although this flexible lifestyle permits individuals to reduce conflicts of interest, it simultaneously imposes a unique set of challenges on group members that are regularly subject to prolonged separation. Theory predicts animals should evolve ritualized and risky displays to quickly update relationships at reunions. Here we investigated the function of nonconciliatory… CONTINUE READING

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