ANT 154B Course notes- Lecture _9

A a males expected male anti infanticide strategies

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Unformatted text preview: rnity ented in Fig. 3. The value at birth of each probability while the probability another male nt increases linearly with the (assuming protector commits infanticide paternity ability while the probability another male mits infanticide (assuming protectorgenetic Figure 3. a. A male’s expected Male anti-infanticide strategies • protect infants likely to be your own (fighting, vigilance) be your own (fighting, only works if protection perfect (rare) vigilance) only works if protection perfect (rare) Paternity confusion: benefits for femalesto • protect infants likely Male• paternity confusion? anti-infanticide strategies • protect infants likely to be your own (fighting, vigilance) male strategies evolved in the context • paternity confusion? male strategies • paternity confusion? “game” evolved in the context of multiple males playing the playing the “game” of multiple males Probability infant killed RS by another male RS Paternity probability Paternity probability Paternity probability 0 ure 3. a. A male’s expected genetic increase can be negated by (p ; dashed line) but this res...
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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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