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Reproductive physiology of Ethiopian wolves (Canis simensis)

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Cooperative breeding can be defined as a breeding system in which more than a pair of individuals help rear young from a single litter. Ethiopian wolves, Canis simensis, like many other canids, breed cooperatively. However, unlike most group living canids, they specialize in hunting rodents and forage solitarily. Their unusual social system, which combines cooperative breeding, intense sociality and solitary foraging, makes Ethiopian wolves a suitable species in which to study the physiolo...

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University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS
Department:
Zoology
Research group:
Wildlife Conservation Research Unit (WildCRU)
Oxford college:
Queen's College
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MPLS
Department:
Zoology
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Division:
MPLS
Department:
Zoology
Role:
Supervisor
Publication date:
2011
Type of award:
MSc by Research
Level of award:
Masters
Awarding institution:
Oxford University, UK
Language:
English
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Deposit date:
2011-12-09

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