Sexually Selected Infanticide in a Polygynous Bat

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Mirjam Knörnschild; Katja Ueberschaer; Maria Helbig; Elisabeth K V Kalko;

BACKGROUND: Adult individuals of many species kill unrelated conspecific infants for several adaptive reasons ranging from predation or resource competition to the prevention of misdirected parental care. Moreover, infanticide can increase the reproductive success of th... View more
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