Why Do Polygynous Ungulates Segregate in Space? Testing the Activity-budget Hypothesis in Soay Sheep

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Sexual segregation is the behavior in which animals of different sex in a species live in separate groups outside the mating season. Recently a new concept, namely, the ‘‘activity-budget hypothesis,’’ has claimed to be the ultimate explanation of this behavior. The new hypothesis explains not only sexual segregation, but also segregation between animals of… (More)

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@inproceedings{PerezBarberia2007WhyDP, title={Why Do Polygynous Ungulates Segregate in Space? Testing the Activity-budget Hypothesis in Soay Sheep}, author={F. Javier Perez-Barberia and Emma J. Robertson and R. Soriguer and Arantza Aldezabal and Macarena Rodriguez Mendizabal and Elia P{\'e}rez-Fern{\'a}ndez}, year={2007} }