Partitioning of reproduction in animal societies.

@article{Keller1994PartitioningOR,
  title={Partitioning of reproduction in animal societies.},
  author={Laurent Keller and Hudson Kern Reeve},
  journal={Trends in ecology & evolution},
  year={1994},
  volume={9 3},
  pages={98-102}
}
A key feature differentiating cooperative animal societies Is the apportionment of reproduction among individuals. Only recently have studies started to focus on intraspecific variability in the distribution of reproduction within animal societies, and the available data suggest that this variability might be greater than previously suspected. How can one account for intra-and interspecific variability in partitioning of reproduction? This Is one of the most intriguing problems in the study of… CONTINUE READING
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