Infanticide by female mammals: implications for the evolution of social systems

Book Section (Chapter)

Infanticide by males and its implications Male primates, carnivores and rodents sometimes kill infants that they did not sire. Infanticide by males is a relatively common phenomenon in these groups, but tends to be rare in any given species.

Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Digby, LJ

Published Date

  • November 2, 2000

Book Title

  • Infanticide by Males and Its Implications

Start / End Page

  • 423 - 446

Published By

International Standard Book Number 10 (ISBN-10)

  • 0521774985

International Standard Book Number 13 (ISBN-13)

  • 9780521774987