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Communication in the yellow mongoose, Cynictis penicillata
(Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2007-12)
Improved anti-predator protection has been postulated to be the primary advantage of sociality in the family Herpestidae. Therefore, the yellow mongoose, Cynictis penicillata, is considered an anomaly in the family because ...
Meerkat latrines : cooperation, competition and discrimination
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2005-12)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Many territorial carnivores deposit faeces and other scent-marks at specific latrine sites, and their role in territorial defence is often assumed. However, recent empirical and theoretical work suggests ...