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- Heslin Piper, Laura A.; Dietz, James M.; Raboy, Becky E.
- Behavioral ecology and sociobiology 2017 v.71 no.12 pp. 176
- Leontopithecus chrysomelas, etc ; adults; alloparental behavior; breeding; child care; females; forests; group size; infant growth; infants; males; models; progeny; reproductive success; social class; social environment; Brazil; Show all 17 Subjects
- ... Cooperative breeding is a system where helper individuals care for breeding individuals’ offspring. As a result, social environment is likely to play a key role in regulating reproductive success. In primates, cooperative breeding is only found in the family Callitrichidae. Callitrichid males typically provide more infant care than non-breeding females, and in many callitrichid species, the presen ...