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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 ...
Play and social relationships in the meerkat (Suricata suricatta)
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2005-04)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Despite more than three decades of research, and the postulation of more than 30 hypotheses of function, the adaptive significance of play remains unknown. This study quantitatively evaluated a selection ...