Mate choice: Female relatives share sexual partners in bats

Ido Pen, Gerald Kerth

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Abstract

Groups of female greater horseshoe bats share more than just caves. A long-term study has revealed that female relatives share males as well, but the adaptive significance of this family-wide mate fidelity remains obscure.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)R927-R929
Number of pages3
JournalCurrent Biology
Volume15
Issue number22
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 22-Nov-2005

Keywords

  • RHINOLOPHUS-FERRUMEQUINUM
  • INFORMATION-TRANSFER
  • MYOTIS-BECHSTEINII
  • EVENING BAT
  • RELATEDNESS
  • BEHAVIOR

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