Variation in the social organization of gorillas: Life history and socioecological perspectives.

@article{Robbins2018VariationIT,
  title={Variation in the social organization of gorillas: Life history and socioecological perspectives.},
  author={Martha M Robbins and Andrew M Robbins},
  journal={Evolutionary anthropology},
  year={2018},
  volume={27 5},
  pages={
          218-233
        }
}
A focus of socioecological research is to understand how ecological, social, and life history factors influence the variability of social organization within and between species. The genus Gorilla exhibits variability in social organization with western gorilla groups being almost exclusively one-male, yet approximately 40% of mountain gorilla groups are multimale. We review five ultimate causes for the variability in social organization within and among gorilla populations: human disturbance… CONTINUE READING
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