Reproduction in wild female olive baboons

@inproceedings{Smuts1989ReproductionIW,
  title={Reproduction in wild female olive baboons},
  author={Barbara Boardman Smuts and Nancy A Nicolson},
  year={1989}
}
The purpose of this paper is to evaluate several factors that influence female reproduction in a large troop of wild olive baboons (Papio cynocephalus anubis) based on 4 consecutive years of demographic data. Interbirth intervals were significantly shorter for females whose infants died before their next conception than for females whose infants survived. High-ranking mothers of surviving infants had significantly shorter birth intervals than comparable low-ranking mothers, independent of… CONTINUE READING
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