Université de Neuchâtel

Mating behaviour and the effects of parasites on reproductive success in male Columbian ground squirrels ("Spermophilus columbianus")

Raveh, Shirley ; Bshary, Redouan (Dir.)

Thèse de doctorat : Université de Neuchâtel, 2009 ; Th. 2106.

I examined the influence of mating order and male mating behaviour using Columbian ground squirrels (Spermophilus columbianus) as study species. The data were collected in the Sheep River Provincial Park, Canada including field seasons 2005 - 2008. Field work provided trapping and observational data of free-living ground squirrels. The observational data were combined with paternity...