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The role of the ram in the impala (Aepyceros melampus) mating system

@inproceedings{Oliver2002TheRO,
  title={The role of the ram in the impala (Aepyceros melampus) mating system},
  author={Colin Oliver},
  year={2002}
}
  • Colin Oliver
  • Published 2002
  • Biology
  • The role of territoriality was investigated using 25 impala rams in a site in South Africa. Field data were used to determine known rams as territorial and bachelors, as well as aspirant and indeterminate. The mean territorial tenure was 67.25 days, with a mean territory size of 21.0 ± 11.27 ha, compared to the home ranges of 34.1 ha ± 9.03 ha for territorial and 58.8 ha ± 33.35 ha for bachelor males. Territory boundaries seemed to remain constant through the season, and are smaller when… CONTINUE READING
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