2 edition of Social behaviour, dispersion and dispersal of red deer (Cervus Elaphus L.) during the first two years of life. found in the catalog.
Social behaviour, dispersion and dispersal of red deer (Cervus Elaphus L.) during the first two years of life.
Roy Keith Holland
Written in English
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Full text of "Dispersal in rodents: a resident fitness hypothesis" See other formats. In addition to theories regarding social mate choi ce, dispersal, divorce and inbreeding avoidance, female promiscuity has been offered as a suggested means of alleviating the effects of incestuous pairings if females selectively cuckold social mates that are genetically incompatible (Tregenza & Wedell 0; Foerster et al. ; Mays et al.
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Feeding behaviour and social organisation in howling monkeys. In Primate Ecology: Studies of Feeding and Ranging Behaviour in Lemurs, Monkeys and Apes (ed. T. H. Clutton-Brock), pp. Academic Press, London, UK. This stuff has to be learned, and there is a potential cost to that. What Stefan Fischer et al. found was that being reared in a large group means that you have better social skills later in life. Not only did they find behaviour differences between individuals from small groups but also structural changes to their brains.
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In ﬁne-scale dispersal behaviour suggests that roe deer natal dispersal is a pre-saturation process that is shaped by heterogeneities in habitat quality rather than by density per se.
Evidence for exploration behaviour in young roe deer (Capreolus capreolus) prior to dispersal Article (PDF Available) in Ethology Ecology and Evolution. There is remarkable agreement in the results stemming from a limited number of field projects concerned with the social behavior and behavioral ecology of coyotes, and some general principles concerning social ecology, scent marking, predatory behavior, time budgeting, and reproductive and care-giving patterns can be developed that are Cited by: Social behaviour could also serve as an intervening variable correlated with but not directly a cause of particular dispersal patterns.
Furthermore, social behaviour and dispersal may be connected by feedback loops such that a particular dispersal pattern may cause changes in social behaviour, which in turn may modify dispersal by: The lion (Panthera leo) is a species in the family Felidae; it is a muscular, deep-chested cat with a short, rounded head, a reduced neck and round ears, and a hairy tuft at the end of its is sexually dimorphic; adult male lions have a prominent mane, which is the most recognisable feature of the a typical head-to-body length of – cm (72–82 in) they are Class: Mammalia.
The coyote (Canis latrans) is a species of canine native to North is smaller than its close relative, the gray wolf, and slightly smaller than the closely related eastern wolf and red fills much of the same ecological niche as the golden jackal does in Eurasia, though it is larger and more predatory and is sometimes called the American jackal by : Mammalia.
Social behaviour (Social behaviour in animals) among animals takes many American naturalist and artist John James Audubon (Audubon, John James) observed one of the largest social groups that man has ever known, in the fall of near Henderson, species was the passenger pigeon (Ectopistes migratorius), once incredibly numerous but hunted to.
From to in the Bavarian Alps (Southern West Germany) the home range and activity patterns of nine male red deer have been studied using radio-telemetry. The home range patterns definetely change with age.
Younger stags first follow the patterns of their mothers, then often emigrate from these home ranges and establish new ones by: Actually, although the first studies on the social behaviour of captive wolves conveyed the impression that the life of these animals involved frequent fighting to achieve the top-rank (or alpha) position in a dominance hierarchy (e.g., Schenkel,Zimen,Zimen, ), more recent works in the wild have actually emphasised the Cited by: Forage preferences of mule deer vary among rangelands, seasons, and years, and appear strongly related to forage availability and plant phenology [41,].When green and succulent, forbs and grasses are selected over browse, but as forbs and grasses dry up, browse becomes increasingly important in the diet [41,,].Leafless twigs are.
The book was unusual for several reasons: it was not a treatise on the ecology of red deer and the history of deer in New Zealand, although there was a lot of that in it; it was not a text on the economics and politics of managing a wildlife resource, although one can learn much about that in its pages; and it was not an autobiography, although.
AbstractAn increasing number of free-ranging southern white rhinos (Ceratotherium simum Burchell ) live in fenced and intensively managed reserves.
They are often kept in small populations and depend on supplementary feeding in the dry season, which can influence their behaviour and distribution. We studied the distribution and social behaviour Cited by: 1.
Social Ecology and Behavior of Coyotes. Marc Bekoff and Michael C. Wells. University of Colorado. INTRODUCTlON. Coyotes, Canis latrans, are medium-sized members of the order Carnivora (weight: about kg; length: approximately m) that range from- as far south as Costa Rica and Panama (Vaughan, ),Cited by: Red deer on Rhum forage together in home ranges with kin.
Females with higher quality home ranges and high-ranking females have higher reproductive success, and high-ranking females suffer less from feeding interference. However, unlike chimpanzees, all these species show female philopatry, and in at least the bats and red deer, females tend Cited by: McComb, K.
() Roaring by red deer stags advances date of oestrus in hinds. NatureMcComb, K. () Roaring and oestrus. NatureMcComb, K.E. () Female choice for high roaring rates in red deer (Cervus elaphus). Animal Behavi McComb, K. () Playback as a tool for studying contests between social. Description Top of page.
Sitka black-tailed deer (O. hemionus sitkensis) tend to be smaller than some other subspecies: body mass is typically around 36 kg for females and 54 kg for males, compared to kg (females) and kg (males) in Columbian black-tailed deer (O. columbianus).The Californian subspecies O.
californicus also tends to be small, typically 30. This concept is known as the Resource Dispersion Hypothesis (RDH) and seems to explain group living in foxes (and many other carnivorans) nicely.
Nineteen Red foxes together at "Fox Village", a captive collection totalling some animals living in. Cambridge Core - Animal Behaviour - Societies of Wolves and Free-ranging Dogs - by Stephen Spotte.
Grey seals are land-breeding, marine mammals. This means that unlike whales and dolphins which spend their entire lives in the ocean, seals come ashore at various times. Usually, they will come ashore to rest between foraging trips; this is typically called ‘hauling out’.
While seals will haul out throughout the year in small groups, once. HALL, S J G (). Chillingham cattle: social and maintenance behaviour in an ungulate which breeds all year round.
Animal Behavi HALL, S J G and HALL, J G (). Inbreeding and population dynamics of the Chillingham wild cattle (Bos taurus). Journal of. Macdonald, D. W.,Dwindling resources and the social behaviour of Capybaras (Hydrochoerus hydrochaeris) (Mammalia) Mace, G.
M.,Brain size and ecology in small mammals Marsh, C. W.,Ranging behaviour and its relation to diet selection in Tana River Red colobus (Colobus badius rufomitratus)Cited by: Shareable Link.
Use the link below to share a full-text version of this article with your friends and colleagues. Learn more.3. Homosexual behaviour (note: neutral behaviour and doesn't benefit society.
ex. bonobos use sex to solve social conflicts) 4. Risk-taking behaviour (without obvious gains and with clear risks to suvival). ex. wolf and raven example where raven shows risk taking behaviour to become the leader of the group.
Shows high level of androgens 5.