Leadership behavior in relation to dominance and reproductive status in gray wolves, Canis lupus

@article{Peterson2002LeadershipBI,
  title={Leadership behavior in relation to dominance and reproductive status in gray wolves, Canis lupus},
  author={R. O. Peterson and Amy K Jacobs and T. Drummer and L. Mech and D. W. Smith},
  journal={Canadian Journal of Zoology},
  year={2002},
  volume={80},
  pages={1405-1412}
}
We analyzed the leadership behavior of breeding and nonbreeding gray wolves (Canis lupus) in three packs during winter in 1997–1999. [...] Key Method Scent-marking, frontal leadership (time and frequency in the lead while traveling), initiation of activity, and nonfrontal leadership were recorded during 499 h of ground-based observations in Yellowstone National Park. All observed scent-marking (N = 158) was done by breeding wolves, primarily dominant individuals. Dominant breeding pairs provided most leadership…Expand
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