Personality is coupled with life history in eastern chipmunks

Faster exploring chipmunks are better at reproducing early in life and produce bigger litters earlier than slower exploring ones. This variation is maintained by fluctuations in food abundance, favouring faster explorers during years of mast, and slower explorer during years of low food abundance. One of the most interesting questions in evolutionary ecology is how … Lire la suite Personality is coupled with life history in eastern chipmunks

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