Sex Allocation in a Colobine Monkey

@inproceedings{Ostner2005SexAI,
  title={Sex Allocation in a Colobine Monkey},
  author={Julia Ostner and Carola Borries and Oliver Sch{\"u}lke and Andreas Koenig},
  year={2005}
}
In polygynous, sexual dimorphic species with higher variance in male reproductive success compared with females, females are expected to invest more heavily in sons than daughters within the constraints imposed by their physical condition (Science 1973; 179:90). Mothers in good condition, usually those of high rank, should produce more sons than females in poor condition or of low rank. We investigated sex allocation and sex-biased maternal investment in a population of wild Hanuman langurs… CONTINUE READING

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