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The role of social environment on parental care: Offspring benefit more from the presence of female than male helpers

Brouwer, Lyanne; van de Pol, Martijn; Cockburn, Andrew


Summary: Investment in offspring depends on the costs and benefits to the carer, which can vary with sex and social status. Investment also depends on the effort of others by allowing for compensation (load-lightening), with biparental care studies showin

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Date published: 2014
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Animal Ecology
DOI: 10.1111/1365-2656.12143


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