Reproductive status influences group size and persistence of bonds in male plains zebra (Equus burchelli)

@article{Fischhoff2009ReproductiveSI,
  title={Reproductive status influences group size and persistence of bonds in male plains zebra (Equus burchelli)},
  author={Ilya R Fischhoff and Jonathan Dushoff and Siva R. Sundaresan and Justine E. Cordingley and Daniel I. Rubenstein},
  journal={Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology},
  year={2009},
  volume={63},
  pages={1035-1043}
}
Animal groups arise from individuals’ choices about the number, characteristics, and identity of associates. Individuals make these choices to gain benefits from their associations. As the needs of an individual change with its phenotype, so too we expect the nature of its associations to vary. In this paper, we investigate how the social priorities of male plains zebra (Equus burchelli) depend on reproductive state. An adult male is either a bachelor, and lacking mating access, or a stallion… CONTINUE READING
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