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

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2014

Authors

Brouwer, Lyanne
van de Pol, Martijn
Cockburn, Andrew

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British Ecological Society

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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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Journal of Animal Ecology

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Journal article

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DOI

10.1111/1365-2656.12143

Restricted until

2037-12-31