SOCIAL BONDS ANDGENETIC TIES : KINSHIP , ASSOCIATION AND AFFILIATION IN A COMMUNITYOF BONOBOS ( PAN PANISCUS ) by

@inproceedings{Hohmann2011SOCIALBA,
  title={SOCIAL BONDS ANDGENETIC TIES : KINSHIP , ASSOCIATION AND AFFILIATION IN A COMMUNITYOF BONOBOS ( PAN PANISCUS ) by},
  author={Gottfried Hohmann and Ulrich Gerloff and Diethard Tautz and Barbara Fruth},
  year={2011}
}
Studies of captive populations of bonobos suggest that females are more gregarious than males. This seems to contradict assumed sex-differences in kinship deriving from a speciestypical dispersal pattern of female exogamy and male philopatry. Here we present data on spatial associations and afŽ liative relations among members of one wild community (Eyengo) for which genetic relationships were identiŽ ed by analysing mitochondrial and nuclear DNA. Our data from Lomako conŽ rm the existence of… CONTINUE READING
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