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Conditional helping and evolutionary transitions to eusociality and cooperative breeding

Holman, Luke


The nonreproductive helpers of many arthropod, bird and mammal species are a perennial puzzle for evolutionary biologists. Theory and evidence suggests that helping is favored by high relatedness between social partners and by certain ecological factors.

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Date published: 2014
Type: Journal article
Source: Behavioral Ecology
DOI: 10.1093/beheco/aru100


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