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dc.contributor.authorBrereton, Alyn Robert-
dc.description.abstractThe phenomenon of intervening with other’s matings, or sexual interference, was studied in a free-ranging group of stumptail macaques (Macaca arctoides). This thesis suggests that its function may be immediately spiteful, but also ultimately beneficial reproductively. Preliminary evidence in support of this contention is presented, and speculations on related questions ate offered. A proposed evolutionary scenario of the stumptail macaque mating pattern is also outlined.en_GB
dc.publisherUniversity of Stirlingen_GB
dc.subject.lcshStump-tailed macaqueen_GB
dc.subject.lcshSexual behavior in animalsen_GB
dc.subject.lcshSexual selection in animalsen_GB
dc.titleSexual interference in stumptail macaques (Macaca arctoides) : is it return-benefit spite?en_GB
dc.typeThesis or Dissertationen_GB
dc.type.qualificationnameDoctor of Philosophyen_GB
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