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Caring for offspring in a world of cheats

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Lukas, D. (2013). Caring for offspring in a world of cheats. PLoS Biology, 11(3): e1001519. doi:10.1371/journal.pbio.1001519.


Cite as: http://hdl.handle.net/21.11116/0000-0003-D3A5-4
Abstract
A comparative study of paternal care behavior shows how costs and benefits mitigate the occurrence of defense strategies against extra-pair offspring, keeping cheaters at bay but not completely out.