Suricata suricatta

Known as: slender-tailed meerkat, suricate 
 
National Institutes of Health

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1976-2016
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2012
2012
1. For social species, the link between individual behaviour and population dynamics is mediated by group-level demography. 2… (More)
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2007
2007
In many species, individuals suffer major mortality in their first year because of predation. Behaviours that facilitate… (More)
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2004
2004
In cooperatively breeding meerkats (Suricata suricatta), individuals typically live in extended family groups in which the… (More)
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2002
2002
Species may become obligate cooperative breeders when parents are unable to raise their offspring unassisted. We measured the… (More)
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2001
2001
Slender-tailed meerkats (Suricata suricatta) are small, diurnal, cooperatively breeding mongooses of the family Herpestidae. A… (More)
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2001
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2001
The variation in the acoustic structure of alarm calls appears to convey information about the level of response urgency in some… (More)
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2000
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2000
Evolutionary explanations of cooperative breeding based on kin selection have predicted that the individual contributions made by… (More)
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2000
2000
In the meerkat (Suricata suricatta), a cooperative mongoose, pups follow potential feeders while the group is foraging and emit… (More)
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2000
2000
Meerkats live in co-operatively breeding familial groups in which reproduction is monopolised by a dominant pair of breeders… (More)
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1998
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1998
Functional interpretations of helping behaviour suggest that it has evolved because helpers increase their direct or indirect… (More)
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