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Low level of extrapair parentage in wild zebra finches

Griffith, Simon C.; Holleley, Clare E.; Mariette, Mylene M.; Pryke, Sarah; Svedin, Nina


The captive zebra finch, Taeniopygia guttata, has become one of the key vertebrate model systems for studying a range of behavioural, physiological and neurological phenomena. In particular, this species has played a key role in developing our understanding of sexual selection and sperm competition. In contrast with the large number of studies using domesticated zebra finches, relatively few studies have focused on free-living populations of wild zebra finches. Investigating the incidence of...[Show more]

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Date published: 2010
Type: Journal article
Source: Animal Behaviour
DOI: 10.1016/j.anbehav.2009.11.031


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