Social bats: the males' perspective

@inproceedings{Safi2008SocialBT,
  title={Social bats: the males' perspective},
  author={Kamran Safi},
  year={2008}
}
  • K. Safi
  • Published 16 December 2008
  • Biology
Abstract Almost all bat species worldwide are, despite pronounced differences in ecology and life history, social. This makes them ideal organisms for studying the diversity and evolution of sociality. However, almost all work has focused on maternity colonies and most studies have been done on temperate species. Although simple density-dependent factors such as thermoregulatory benefits to the offspring or limited availability of roost sites have been refuted as the main driving forces behind… 

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