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dc.contributor.authorHolekamp, Kay E.
dc.contributor.authorSmith, Jennifer E.
dc.contributor.authorStrelioff, Christopher C.
dc.contributor.authorVan Horn, Russell C.
dc.contributor.authorWatts, Heather E.
dc.date.accessioned2020-11-06T21:36:34Z
dc.date.available2020-11-06T21:36:34Z
dc.date.issued2012
dc.identifier.issn9621083
dc.identifier.doi10.1111/j.1365-294X.2011.05240.x
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12634/726
dc.description.abstractSpotted hyenas (Crocuta crocuta) are large mammalian carnivores, but their societies, called ‘clans’, resemble those of such cercopithecine primates as baboons and macaques with respect to their size, hierarchical structure, and frequency of social interaction among both kin and unrelated group‐mates. However, in contrast to cercopithecine primates, spotted hyenas regularly hunt antelope and compete with group‐mates for access to kills, which are extremely rich food sources, but also rare and ephemeral....
dc.language.isoen
dc.relation.urihttp://doi.wiley.com/10.1111/j.1365-294X.2011.05240.x
dc.rightsCopyright 2011 Blackwell Publishing Ltd
dc.subjectAFRICA
dc.subjectHYENAS
dc.subjectGENETICS
dc.subjectSOCIAL BEHAVIOR
dc.subjectRESEARCH
dc.titleSociety, demography and genetic structure in the spotted hyena.
dc.title.alternativeSociety, demography and genetic structure in the spotted hyena
dc.typeArticle
dc.source.journaltitleMolecular Ecology
dc.source.volume21
dc.source.issue3
dc.source.beginpage613
dc.source.endpage632
dcterms.dateAccepted
html.description.abstractSpotted hyenas (Crocuta crocuta) are large mammalian carnivores, but their societies, called ‘clans’, resemble those of such cercopithecine primates as baboons and macaques with respect to their size, hierarchical structure, and frequency of social interaction among both kin and unrelated group‐mates. However, in contrast to cercopithecine primates, spotted hyenas regularly hunt antelope and compete with group‐mates for access to kills, which are extremely rich food sources, but also rare and ephemeral....


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