Do leks limit the frequency of aggressive encounters in fallow deer? Linking local male density and lek occurrence
1999 (English)In: CANADIAN JOURNAL OF ZOOLOGY-REVUE CANADIENNE DE ZOOLOGIE, ISSN 0008-4301, Vol. 77, no 4, 667-670 p.Article in journal (Other scientific) Published
We suggest here that the formation of leks in ungulates is a mating tactic that aims at decreasing the number of aggressive encounters in which dominant males are involved when the local male density becomes too high. Using a simulation model, we show tha
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NATL RESEARCH COUNCIL CANADA , 1999. Vol. 77, no 4, 667-670 p.
MATING SYSTEMS; BLACK GROUSE; HOTSPOTS; BEHAVIOR; SUCCESS; LEKKING; FEMALE; TOPI
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:uu:diva-83095OAI: oai:DiVA.org:uu-83095DiVA: diva2:111002
Addresses: Pelabon C, Norwegian Univ Sci & Technol, Dept Zool, N-7034 Trondheim, Norway. Norwegian Univ Sci & Technol, Dept Zool, N-7034 Trondheim, Norway. Uppsala Univ, Dept Zool, SD-756236 Uppsala, Sweden. Univ Uppsala, Dept Zool, SD-756236 Uppsala, Swe2008-10-172008-10-172011-01-14