Krueger, Konstanze and Heinze, Jürgen (2008) Horse sense: social status of horses (Equus caballus) affects their likelihood of copying other horses’ behavior. Animal Cognition 11 (3), pp. 431-439.
Animals that live in stable social groups need to gather information on their own relative position in the group’s social hierarchy, by either directly threatening or by challenging others, or indirectly and in a less perilous manner, by observing interactions among others. Indirect inference of dominance relationships has previously been reported from primates, rats, birds, and fish. ...
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|Date:||13 December 2008|
|Institutions:||Biology, Preclinical Medicine > Institut für Zoologie > Evolution, Verhalten und Genetik (Prof. Dr. Jürgen Heinze)|
|Projects:||Equine Cognition, Equine Behavior|
|Interdisciplinary Subject Network:||Not selected|
|Subjects:||500 Science > 590 Zoological sciences|
|Refereed:||Yes, this version has been refereed|
|Created at the University of Regensburg:||Yes|
|Deposited On:||02 Feb 2011 09:20|
|Last Modified:||13 Mar 2014 16:51|