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BEACON Researchers at Work: The evolution of sociality in a large cat

This week’s BEACON Researchers at Work blog post is by MSU graduate student Eli Strauss. Of the 37 extant species of cats, lions (Panthera leo) are the only species in which females live gregariously in groups (Caro 1989, Packer 1986). … Continue reading

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BEACON Researchers at Work: Studying the evolution of sociality with real and digital hyenas

This week’s BEACON Researchers at Work blog post is by MSU postdoc Aaron Wagner. The evolution of sociality is one of the most fascinating and productive topics in evolutionary biology. Though it is often very useful to look to social … Continue reading

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