Dynamics of direct inter-pack encounters in endangered African wild dogs

Full citation: 
Jordan, N.R., Buse, C., Wilson, A.M., Golabek, K.A., Apps, P.J., Lowe, J.C., Van der Weyde, L.K. & McNutt, J.W. (2017). Dynamics of direct inter-pack encounters in endangered African wild dogs. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, 71(8), 115.
Author/s associated with the CES: 
Neil Jordan

Aggressive encounters have important life history consequences, but little is known of their detailed dynamics, mainly due to the difficulties of directly observing encounters. We use high-resolution custom-built collars to describe detailed spatial dynamics of encounters between African wild dog packs. Surprisingly, our results indicate that encounters are lower risk than previously thought and do not appear to influence long-term ranging.

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