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Exploring foraging decisions in a social primate using discrete-choice models.

Abstract:

There is a growing appreciation of the multiple social and nonsocial factors influencing the foraging behavior of social animals but little understanding of how these factors depend on habitat characteristics or individual traits. This partly reflects the difficulties inherent in using conventional statistical techniques to analyze multifactor, multicontext foraging decisions. Discrete-choice models provide a way to do so, and we demonstrate this by using them to investigate patch preference ...

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10.1086/667587

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Marshall, HH More by this author
Carter, AJ More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MPLS, Zoology
Rowcliffe, JM More by this author
Cowlishaw, G More by this author
Journal:
The American naturalist
Volume:
180
Issue:
4
Pages:
481-495
Publication date:
2012-10-05
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EISSN:
1537-5323
ISSN:
0003-0147
URN:
uuid:151a8883-ffa8-4594-ab29-58ca9fc192b6
Source identifiers:
376393
Local pid:
pubs:376393

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