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Synthesizing studies of parental care in a wide variety of animals, this book is the first attempt to provide general answers to the following important questions: Why does the extent of parental care vary so widely between species? Why do only females care for eggs and young in some animals, only males in others, and both parents in a few? To what extent is parental care adjusted to variation in its benefits to offspring and its costs to parents? How do parents divide their resources between their sons and daughters? In ...

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The Evolution of Parental Care 1991, Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ

ISBN-13: 9780691025162

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The Evolution of Parental Care 1991, Princeton University Press, New Jersey

ISBN-13: 9780691087306

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