Phenotypic quality influences fertility in Gombe chimpanzees.

@article{Jones2010PhenotypicQI,
  title={Phenotypic quality influences fertility in Gombe chimpanzees.},
  author={James H. Jones and Michael Lawrence Wilson and Carson M Murray and Anne Pusey},
  journal={The Journal of animal ecology},
  year={2010},
  volume={79 6},
  pages={1262-9}
}
1. Fertility is an important fitness component, but is difficult to measure in slowly reproducing, long-lived animals such as chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes). 2. We measured fertility and the effect of measured covariates on fertility in a 43-year sample of birth intervals of chimpanzees from the Gombe National Park, Tanzania using Cox proportional hazards regression with individual-level random effects. 3. The birth hazard declined with mothers' age at a rate of 0·84 per year following age at… CONTINUE READING
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