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Cooperative breeding: A question of climate?

Cockburn, Andrew; Russell, Andrew F.

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In some species, including humans, parents receive help with offspring care. A new comparative study suggests that birds breed cooperatively when environmental conditions vary. Further empirical and theoretical work will be required to understand the evolutionary significance of this insight.

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Date published: 2011
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/67033
Source: Current Biology
DOI: 10.1016/j.cub.2011.01.044

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