Sexual conflict and parental care in magnificent frigatebirds: full compensation by deserted females

@article{Osorno2004SexualCA,
  title={Sexual conflict and parental care in magnificent frigatebirds: full compensation by deserted females},
  author={Jos{\'e} Luis Osorno and Tam{\'a}s Sz{\'e}kely},
  journal={Animal Behaviour},
  year={2004},
  volume={68},
  pages={337-342}
}

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