Sex‐biased dispersal of human ancestors

@article{Sugiyama2017SexbiasedDO,
  title={Sex‐biased dispersal of human ancestors},
  author={Yukimaru Sugiyama},
  journal={Evolutionary Anthropology: Issues},
  year={2017},
  volume={26},
  pages={172 - 180}
}
  • Y. Sugiyama
  • Published 1 July 2017
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Evolutionary Anthropology: Issues
Some anthropologists and primatologists have argued that, judging by extant chimpanzees and humans, which are female‐biased dispersers, the common ancestors of humans and chimpanzees were also female‐biased dispersers. It has been thought that sex‐biased dispersal patterns have been genetically transmitted for millions of years. However, this character has changed many times with changes in environment and life‐form during human evolution and historical times. I examined life‐form and social… 
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