The Social Organisation of Antelope in Relation To Their Ecology

  title={The Social Organisation of Antelope in Relation To Their Ecology},
  author={P. Jarman},
  • P. Jarman
  • Published 1974
  • Biology
  • Behaviour
  • The types of social organisation displayed by the African antelope species have been assigned in this paper to five classes, distinguished largely by the strategies used by the reproductively active males in securing mating rights, and the effects of those strategies on other social castes. The paper attempts to show that these strategies are appropriate to each class because of the effects of other, ecological, aspects of their ways of life. The paper describes different feeding styles among… CONTINUE READING
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