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Family aggression in a social lizard

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The evolution of family living is underpinned by conflict and cooperation between family members. While family groups can be maintained by reducing conflict between parents and offspring, interactions between siblings may play an equally important role. Here, we compared the level of aggressive interactions between siblings to that between parents and their offspring in the family living skink Liopholis whitii. Aggressive interactions occurred much more frequently between siblings and between...

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Published
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Peer reviewed
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10.1038/s41598-017-03531-0

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St Johns College
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Uller, OT
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DP150102900 awarded to G.M.W. and T.U.
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Springer Nature Publisher's website
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Scientific Reports Journal website
Volume:
7
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Article: 3502
Publication date:
2017-06-14
Acceptance date:
2017-05-01
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ISSN:
2045-2322
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pubs:701478
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uri:93ef631f-0220-42cd-a4ca-8b6fbea30592
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uuid:93ef631f-0220-42cd-a4ca-8b6fbea30592
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pubs:701478

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