INDIVIDUAL VARIATION OF THE FEMALE ATTRACTION CALL PRODUCED BY AUSTRALIAN FUR SEAL PUPS THROUGHOUT THE MATERNAL DEPENDENCE PERIOD

@article{Tripovich2009INDIVIDUALVO,
  title={INDIVIDUAL VARIATION OF THE FEMALE ATTRACTION CALL PRODUCED BY AUSTRALIAN FUR SEAL PUPS THROUGHOUT THE MATERNAL DEPENDENCE PERIOD},
  author={Joy S. Tripovich and Rhondda Canfield and Tracey L. Rogers and John P. Y. Arnould},
  journal={Bioacoustics},
  year={2009},
  volume={18},
  pages={259 - 276}
}
  • Joy S. Tripovich, Rhondda Canfield, +1 author John P. Y. Arnould
  • Published 2009
  • Biology
  • Bioacoustics
  • ABSTRACT Australian fur seals are colonial breeding animals that give birth on crowded rookeries. Females leave their pups unattended for extended periods while they forage at sea. On return to the colony, a mother must relocate her pup amongst the hundreds of other pups. Vocal recognition is thought to play a vital role in maintaining the mother-pup bond. In the present study, four sets of 7 different pups were recorded once each at different times throughout the maternal dependence period… CONTINUE READING

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