Cooperative Breeding in Meerkats
Biology 342 Fall 08
Daniel Bernstein and Justine Spencer
T.H. Clutton-Brock, P.N.M. Brotherton, A.F. Russell, M.J. O'Riain, D. Gaynor, R. Kansky, A. Griffin, M. Manser, L. Sharpe and G.M. McIlrath et al.," Cooperation, control and concession in meerkat groups", Science 291 (2001), pp. 478–481.
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