Journal of
Evolutionary Biology Research

  • Abbreviation: J. Evol. Biol. Res.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-6583
  • DOI: 10.5897/JEBR
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 32

Table of Content: April 2011; 3(4)

April 2011

Biparental care, tactile stimulation and evolution of sociality in rodents

  Sociality in rodents means a family-group mode of life. Factors promoting pair-bonding and biparental care appear to be of crucial importance for evolution towards sociality. Social species differ from solitary ones because of a higher rate and lasting duration of tactile contact between mates (brooding and grooming) and direct care of young exhibited by both parents (especially brooding, huddling over and...

Author(s): Vladimir S. Gromov

April 2011

Ecobehaviour study and status of striped hyaena (Hyaena hyaena Linnaeus, 1758) in South Western Rajasthan, India

  The South-western Region of Rajasthan, (India) is known for its rich biodiversity including many endemic species. This study focuses on ecobehaviour and the status of the striped hyaena (Hyaena hyaena Linnaeus) in two wild life sanctuaries (Kumbalgarh Wildlife Sanctuary viz. KWS and Mount Abu Sanctuary) which are located in south western Rajasthan. In our survey of winter 2009 to 2010 (November to...

Author(s): Goutam Sharma, Prateek Vijay, L. S. Rajpurohit and Chena Ram