Offspring number in pygmy marmosets, Cebuella pygmaea*, in relation to group size and the number of adult males

@article{Heymann1999OffspringNI,
  title={Offspring number in pygmy marmosets, Cebuella pygmaea*, in relation to group size and the number of adult males},
  author={E. Heymann and P. Soini},
  journal={Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology},
  year={1999},
  volume={46},
  pages={400-404}
}
Abstract In many species of birds and mammals with a co-operative breeding and rearing system, offspring survival is positively related to the number of helpers. In the New World callitrichine primates (marmosets and tamarins), adult males are considered as particularly valuable helpers, and female reproductive success may depend strongly on the males' contribution to infant care. We analysed the number of offspring (infants, juveniles) in groups of wild pygmy marmosets, Cebuella pygmaea… Expand
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