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The Effects of Residency and Body Size on Contest Initiation and Outcome in the Territorial Dragon, Ctenophorus decresii

Umbers, Kate D. L.; Osborne, Louise; Keogh, J. Scott


Empirical studies of the determinants of contests have been attempting to unravel the complexity of animal contest behaviour for decades. This complexity requires that experiments incorporate multiple determinants into studies to tease apart their relative effects. In this study we examined the complex contest behaviour of the tawny dragon (Ctenophorus decresii), a territorial agamid lizard, with the specific aim of defining the factors that determine contest outcome. We manipulated the...[Show more]

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Date published: 2012-10-15
Type: Journal article
Source: PLoS ONE
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0047143


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