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Effects of group dynamics on selection, development and demography in cooperative vertebrates

Publications

Effect of group size and experience on the ontogeny of sentinel calling behaviour in meerkats

Author(s): Ramona Rauber, Marta B. Manser
Published in: Animal Behaviour, Issue 171, 2021, Page(s) 129-138, ISSN 0003-3472
DOI: 10.1016/j.anbehav.2020.11.014

Potential use of a magnetic compass during long-distance dispersal in a subterranean rodent

Author(s): Kyle T Finn
Published in: Journal of Mammalogy, Issue 102/1, 2021, Page(s) 250-257, ISSN 0022-2372
DOI: 10.1093/jmammal/gyaa163

Microbial transmission in animal social networks and the social microbiome

Author(s): Amar Sarkar, Siobhán Harty, Katerina V.-A. Johnson, Andrew H. Moeller, Elizabeth A. Archie, Laura D. Schell, Rachel N. Carmody, Timothy H. Clutton-Brock, Robin I. M. Dunbar, Philip W. J. Burnet
Published in: Nature Ecology & Evolution, Issue 4/8, 2020, Page(s) 1020-1035, ISSN 2397-334X
DOI: 10.1038/s41559-020-1220-8

Behavioural compass: animal behaviour recognition using magnetometers

Author(s): Pritish Chakravarty, Maiki Maalberg, Gabriele Cozzi, Arpat Ozgul, Kamiar Aminian
Published in: Movement Ecology, Issue 7/1, 2019, ISSN 2051-3933
DOI: 10.1186/s40462-019-0172-6

Meerkat helpers buffer the detrimental effects of adverse environmental conditions on fecundity, growth and survival

Author(s): Frank Groenewoud, Tim Clutton‐Brock
Published in: Journal of Animal Ecology, 2020, ISSN 0021-8790
DOI: 10.1111/1365-2656.13396

The case for extended lifespan in cooperatively breeding mammals: a re-appraisal

Author(s): Thorley, J
Published in: PeerJ, 2020, Page(s) e9214, ISSN 2167-8359
DOI: 10.7717/peerj.9214

Oxidative costs of cooperation in cooperatively breeding Damaraland mole-rats

Author(s): Rute Mendonça, Philippe Vullioud, Nathan Katlein, Armelle Vallat, Gaétan Glauser, Nigel C. Bennett, Fabrice Helfenstein
Published in: Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, Issue 287/1934, 2020, Page(s) 20201023, ISSN 0962-8452
DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2020.1023

Life history responses of meerkats to seasonal changes in extreme environments

Author(s): Maria Paniw, Nino Maag, Gabriele Cozzi, Tim Clutton-Brock, Arpat Ozgul
Published in: Science, Issue 363/6427, 2019, Page(s) 631-635, ISSN 0036-8075
DOI: 10.1126/science.aau5905

Cost of dispersal in a social mammal: body mass loss and increased stress

Author(s): Nino Maag, Gabriele Cozzi, Andrew Bateman, Michael Heistermann, André Ganswindt, Marta Manser, Tim Clutton-Brock, Arpat Ozgul
Published in: Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, Issue 286/1896, 2019, Page(s) 20190033, ISSN 0962-8452
DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2019.0033

The Evolution of Indiscriminate Altruism in a Cooperatively Breeding Mammal

Author(s): Chris Duncan, David Gaynor, Tim Clutton-Brock, Mark Dyble
Published in: The American Naturalist, Issue 193/6, 2019, Page(s) 841-851, ISSN 0003-0147
DOI: 10.1086/703113

Effects of climate change on pup growth and survival in a cooperative mammal, the meerkat

Author(s): Tanja M. F. N. Van de Ven, Andrea Fuller, Tim H. Clutton‐Brock
Published in: Functional Ecology, Issue 34/1, 2019, Page(s) 194-202, ISSN 0269-8463
DOI: 10.1111/1365-2435.13468

The development of individual differences in cooperative behaviour: maternal glucocorticoid hormones alter helping behaviour of offspring in wild meerkats

Author(s): Ben Dantzer, Constance Dubuc, Ines Braga Goncalves, Dominic L. Cram, Nigel C. Bennett, Andre Ganswindt, Michael Heistermann, Chris Duncan, David Gaynor, Tim H. Clutton-Brock
Published in: Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, Issue 374/1770, 2019, Page(s) 20180117, ISSN 0962-8436
DOI: 10.1098/rstb.2018.0117

Male immigration triggers increased growth in subordinate female meerkats

Author(s): Constance Dubuc, Tim H. Clutton‐Brock
Published in: Ecology and Evolution, Issue 9/3, 2018, Page(s) 1127-1134, ISSN 2045-7758
DOI: 10.1002/ece3.4801

Long‐term movements and home‐range changes: Rapid territory shifts in meerkats

Author(s): Bart Kranstauber, Gabriella E. C. Gall, Tim Vink, Tim Clutton‐Brock, Marta B. Manser
Published in: Journal of Animal Ecology, 2019, ISSN 0021-8790
DOI: 10.1111/1365-2656.13129

A unified-models analysis of the development of sexual size dimorphism in Damaraland mole-rats, Fukomys damarensis

Author(s): Jack Thorley, Tim H Clutton-Brock
Published in: Journal of Mammalogy, Issue 100/4, 2019, Page(s) 1374-1386, ISSN 0022-2372
DOI: 10.1093//jmammal/gyz082

Burrow usage patterns and decision-making in meerkat groups

Author(s): Ariana Strandburg-Peshkin, Tim Clutton-Brock, Marta B Manser
Published in: Behavioral Ecology, 2019, ISSN 1045-2249
DOI: 10.1093/beheco/arz190

Sex‐independent senescence in a cooperatively breeding mammal

Author(s): Jack Thorley, Christopher Duncan, Stuart P Sharp, David Gaynor, Marta B Manser, Tim Clutton‐Brock
Published in: Journal of Animal Ecology, 2020, ISSN 0021-8790
DOI: 10.1111/1365-2656.13173

Drought decreases cooperative sentinel behavior and affects vocal coordination in meerkats

Author(s): Ramona Rauber, Tim H Clutton-Brock, Marta B Manser
Published in: Behavioral Ecology, Issue 30/6, 2019, Page(s) 1558-1566, ISSN 1045-2249
DOI: 10.1093/beheco/arz112

Intergroup aggression in meerkats

Author(s): Mark Dyble, Thomas M. Houslay, Marta B. Manser, Tim Clutton-Brock
Published in: Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, Issue 286/1917, 2019, Page(s) 20191993, ISSN 0962-8452
DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2019.1993

Reproductive conflict resolution in cooperative breeders

Author(s): Dominic L Cram, Arne Jungwirth, Helen Spence-Jones, Tim Clutton-Brock
Published in: Behavioral Ecology, Issue 30/6, 2019, Page(s) 1743-1750, ISSN 1045-2249
DOI: 10.1093/beheco/arz143

Seek and learn: Automated identification of microevents in animal behaviour using envelopes of acceleration data and machine learning

Author(s): Pritish Chakravarty, Gabriele Cozzi, Hooman Dejnabadi, Pierre‐Alexandre Léziart, Marta Manser, Arpat Ozgul, Kamiar Aminian
Published in: Methods in Ecology and Evolution, 2020, ISSN 2041-210X
DOI: 10.1111/2041-210x.13491

Behavioural change during dispersal and its relationship to survival and reproduction in a cooperative breeder

Author(s): Natasha D. Harrison, Nino Maag, Paul J. Haverkamp, André Ganswindt, Marta B. Manser, Tim H. Clutton‐Brock, Arpat Ozgul, Gabriele Cozzi
Published in: Journal of Animal Ecology, 2021, ISSN 0021-8790
DOI: 10.1111/1365-2656.13569

Group size increases inequality in cooperative behaviour

Author(s): Shay Rotics, Tim Clutton-Brock
Published in: Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, Issue 288/1945, 2021, Page(s) 20202104, ISSN 0962-8452
DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2020.2104

Group size and social status affect scent marking in dispersing female meerkats

Author(s): Ana Morales-González, Héctor Ruíz-Villar, Arpat Ozgul, Nino Maag, Gabriele Cozzi
Published in: Behavioral Ecology, Issue 30/6, 2019, Page(s) 1602-1610, ISSN 1045-2249
DOI: 10.1093/beheco/arz124

Benefits of cooperation in captive Damaraland mole-rats

Author(s): Thomas M Houslay, Philippe Vullioud, Markus Zöttl, Tim H Clutton-Brock
Published in: Behavioral Ecology, Issue 31/3, 2020, Page(s) 711-718, ISSN 1045-2249
DOI: 10.1093/beheco/araa015

Contrasts in kinship structure in mammalian societies

Author(s): Mark Dyble, Tim H Clutton-Brock
Published in: Behavioral Ecology, Issue 31/4, 2020, Page(s) 971-977, ISSN 1045-2249
DOI: 10.1093/beheco/araa043

Call order within vocal sequences of meerkats contains temporary contextual and individual information

Author(s): Rauber, R., Kranstauber, B., & Manser, M. B.
Published in: BMC Biology, 2020, ISSN 1741-7007
DOI: 10.1186/s12915-020-00847-8

Morphological and genomic shifts in mole-rat ‘queens’ increase fecundity but reduce skeletal integrity

Author(s): Rachel A Johnston, Philippe Vullioud, Jack Thorley, Henry Kirveslahti, Leyao Shen, Sayan Mukherjee, Courtney M Karner, Tim Clutton-Brock, Jenny Tung
Published in: eLife, Issue 10, 2021, Page(s) e65760, ISSN 2050-084X
DOI: 10.7554/elife.65760

Breeders are less active foragers than non-breeders in wild Damaraland mole-rats

Author(s): Yannick Francioli, Jack Thorley, Kyle Finn, Tim Clutton-Brock, Markus Zöttl
Published in: Biology Letters, Issue 16/10, 2020, Page(s) 20200475, ISSN 1744-9561
DOI: 10.1098/rsbl.2020.0475