ANT 154B Course notes- Lecture _9

Concluding comments does infanticide limit group size

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Unformatted text preview: entation inother males’ infanticidal tendencies, which, an offspring (‘reproductive value’) eases linearly with a male’s paternity probability representation in an offspring (‘reproductive value’) increases linearly with a male’s paternity probability ANT 154B Lecture #9 course notes page 6 of 7 4. Concluding comments Does infanticide limit group size? Does infanticide limit group size? Does infanticide limit group size? Assumes: food is not limiting in these species Assumes: food is not limiting in these species Assumes: food is not limiting in these species Are all attacks attempted infanticides? ssomefemales stay in large groups, despite increased infanticide risk ome females stay in large groups, despite increased infanticide risk (due to some other selective force, e.g., predation?) (due to some other selective force, e.g., predation?) Crockett & & Janson 2000 Crockett Janson 2000 some females stay in large groups, despite increased infanticide risk Even in “...
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This note was uploaded on 04/05/2011 for the course ANT 154bn taught by Professor Debello during the Winter '10 term at UC Davis.

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