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Social Organization of the Rufos Vanga

Edited By: Satoshi Yamagishi

211 pages, Col plates, figs, tabs

Trans Pacific Press

Hardback | Dec 2005 | #144769 | ISBN: 1920901043
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About this book

For several decades, Yamagishi and his associates have studied the ecological and social behaviour of the rufous vanga, a unique species of bird in Madagascar. In this volume the team summarizes the findings of its long-term research, with specific observations about cooperative breeding, sex ratio manipulation, foraging and helper behavior. The authors demonstrate the implications of the study for theories of evolution, genetic inheritance and group formation.

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