Male rank , not paternity , predicts male e immature relationships in mountain gorillas , Gorilla beringei beringei

@inproceedings{Rosenbaum2015MaleR,
  title={Male rank , not paternity , predicts male e immature relationships in mountain gorillas , Gorilla beringei beringei},
  author={Stephanie Rosenbaum and Jean Paul Hirwa and Joan B. Silk and Linda Vigilant and Tara S. Stoinski},
  year={2015}
}
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.anbehav.2015.02.025 0003-3472/© 2015 The Association for the Study of A Kin discrimination mechanisms are expected to evolve when they provide fitness benefits. To date, evidence for kin discrimination is mixed across taxa and mating systems even when it would apparently be beneficial. In animals with promiscuous mating systems, males were long believed to abstain from parenting behaviours partly because the costs of offspring misidentification outweighed the… CONTINUE READING

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