Why fight? Socially dominant jackdaws, Corvus monedula, have low fitness

@article{Verhulst2004WhyFS,
  title={Why fight? Socially dominant jackdaws, Corvus monedula, have low fitness},
  author={Simon Verhulst and H. Martijn Salomons},
  journal={Animal Behaviour},
  year={2004},
  volume={68},
  pages={777-783}
}

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