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Coping with transition : offspring risk and maternal behavioural changes at the end of the hiding phase

Coping with transition : offspring risk and maternal behavioural changes at the end of the hiding phase

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COSTELLOE, Blair R., Daniel I. RUBENSTEIN, 2015. Coping with transition : offspring risk and maternal behavioural changes at the end of the hiding phase. In: Animal Behaviour. 109, pp. 217-225. ISSN 0003-3472. eISSN 1095-8282. Available under: doi: 10.1016/j.anbehav.2015.08.022

@article{Costelloe2015-11Copin-47619, title={Coping with transition : offspring risk and maternal behavioural changes at the end of the hiding phase}, year={2015}, doi={10.1016/j.anbehav.2015.08.022}, volume={109}, issn={0003-3472}, journal={Animal Behaviour}, pages={217--225}, author={Costelloe, Blair R. and Rubenstein, Daniel I.} }

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