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Vigilance in Columbian Ground Squirrels: The Effects of Kinship and Mechanisms of the Group-size Effect
Fairbanks, Bonnie (2006-12-15)
Behavioral observations of Columbian ground squirrels (Spermophilus columbianus) were made to investigate two factors that can affect vigilance: the group-size effect and the presence of kin. Vigilance was timed in over ...