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Evidence for varying social strategies across the day in chacma baboons

Sick, Claudia; Carter, Alecia; Marshall, Harry H; Knapp, Leslie A.; Dabelsteen, Torben; Cowlishaw, Guy

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Strong social bonds can make an important contribution to individual fitness, but we still have only a limited understanding of the temporal period relevant to the adjustment of social relationships. While there is growing recognition of the importance of strong bonds that persist for years, social relationships can also vary over weeks and months, suggesting that social strategies may be optimized over shorter timescales. Using biological market theory as a framework, we explore whether...[Show more]

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Date published: 2014
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/75075
Source: Biology Letters
DOI: 10.1098/rsbl.2014.0249

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