Sex‐biased dispersal in western lowland gorillas (Gorilla gorilla gorilla)

@article{Douadi2007SexbiasedDI,
  title={Sex‐biased dispersal in western lowland gorillas (Gorilla gorilla gorilla)},
  author={M{\'e}lanie Douadi and Sylvain Gatti and Florence L{\'e}vr{\'e}ro and Ga{\"e}tan Duhamel and Magdalena Bermejo and Dominique Vallet and Nelly M{\'e}nard and Eric J. Petit},
  journal={Molecular Ecology},
  year={2007},
  volume={16}
}
We explored two hypotheses related to potential differences between sexes in dispersal behaviour in western lowland gorillas (Gorilla gorilla gorilla). Direct observations suggest that immature females have more opportunities to move between breeding groups than immature males. The distribution of kin dyadic relationships within and between groups does not, however, support this hypothesis. At larger geographical scales, dispersal is likely to be easier for males than females because of the… 
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