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Ghalambor and Martin 2001
Ghalambor and Martin 2001
Figure 12.2 Parental care is provided by females in the Membracinae
Figure 12.5 Parental care costs female St. Peter’s fish more than it costs males
Figure 12.6 Male water bugs provide uniparental care
Figure 12.7 Evolution of brood care by males in the Nepoidea
Brown and Wilson 1992
Scott 1998
Figure 12.12 Male baboons intervene on behalf of their own offspring when young baboons start
fighting with one another
Yamazaki et al. 2000
Yamazaki et al. 2000
Wedekind et al 1995
Figure 12.10 Call distinctiveness facilitates offspring recognition by parents
Figure 12.13 Why seek adoptive parents?
Figure 12.14 Specialized brood parasitism by cuckoos has evolved three times
Figure 12.15 Evolution of brood parasitism among cowbirds
Figure 12.16 Widowbirds parasitize closely related species
Figure 12.17 The size of an experimental “brood parasite” nestling relative to its host species
determines its survival chances
Figure 12.18 The transition to obligate parasitism was probably abrupt in most groups of birds
Figure 12.19 The probability that a female prothonotary warbler will nest again in her territory is a
function of the number of potential nest sites in her territory
Figure 12.20 Egg removal by a cuckoo
Figure 12.21 The mafia hypothesis as tested with parasitic cowbirds and prothonotary warblers
Figure 12.22 A product of an evolutionary arms race?
Figure 12.23 Adjustment of investment in sons and daughters by the red mason bee Osmia rufa
Figure 12.24 Discriminating parental care by the burying beetle Nicrophorus vespilloides
Trumbo and Fernandez 1995
Figure 12.25 Sibling aggression in the great egret
Mock 1990
Ploger and
Mock 1986
Schwabl et al. 1997
(cattle egrets)
Mock and Ploger 1987
Figure 12.27 Parent boobies can control siblicide to some extent
Figure 12.29 The color of the mouth gape affects the amount of food that nestling barn swallows
are given by their parents