Data from: A free-ranging, feral mare (Equus caballus) affords similar maternal care to her genetic and adopted offspring

Nunez CMV, Adelman JS, Rubenstein DI

Date Published: May 20, 2013

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5061/dryad.4f2t0

 

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Title Aggression Data
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Description aggression by mares during suckling; data collected in the field; Microsoft Excel; MareCat.=mare category; FoalCat=foal category; TOD=time of day; em=early morning; lm=late morning; ea=early afternoon; la=late afternoon; TotAgg=total number of aggressive acts by mares during suckling.
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Title Contact Data
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Description contact maintenance between mares and foals; data collected in the field; Microsoft Excel; foalcat=foal category;perc.app=percent of movements that were approaches by the foals; perc.leave=percent of movements that were leaves by the foals; diff.percapp.percleave=%approaches-%leaves by the foals
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Title Distance Data
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Description distance between mares and foals; data collected in the field, Microsoft Excel; MareCat=mare category; FoalCat=foal category; TOD=time of day; EM=early morning; LM=late morning; EA=early afternoon; LA=late afternoon; Distmeters=distance between mares and foals in meters.
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Title Intake Rate Data
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Description intake rate (suckling bouts/hour*suckling bout duration) by foals; data collected in the field; Microsoft Excel; MareCat=mare category; FoalCat=foal category; SUEM=number of suckling bouts in the early morning; SULM=number of suckling bouts in the late morning; SUEA=number of suckling bouts in the early afternoon; SULA=number of suckling bouts in the late morning; TotSU=total number of suckling bouts; TotTime Hrs= total hours foals were watched; su.per.hr=suckling bouts per hour; sec.per.bout=duration of bouts in seconds; su.hr.sec.bout=suckles/hour * seconds/bout.
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Title Suckling Termination Data
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Description termination of suckling by the mares; data collected in the field; Microsoft Excel; TOD=time of day; em=early morning; lm=late morning; ea=early afternoon; la=late afternoon; Term=terminator of suckling; m=mare; f=foal; Termdum=dummy variable for terminator of suckling; 1=mare; 0=foal.
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Title Weather Data
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Description temperature and precipitation data for 1995 and 1996; data collected from National Climate Data Center. 2009. (accessed August 17, 2009), http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/oa/climate/climatedata.html#monthly; Microsoft Excel; T=temperature; max=maximum; min=minimum; sumprcp=sum precipitation.
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Nunez CMV, Adelman JS, Rubenstein DI (2013) A free-ranging, feral mare (Equus caballus) affords similar maternal care to her genetic and adopted offspring. The American Naturalist 182(5): 674-681. http://dx.doi.org/10.1086/673214

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Nunez CMV, Adelman JS, Rubenstein DI (2013) Data from: A free-ranging, feral mare (Equus caballus) affords similar maternal care to her genetic and adopted offspring. Dryad Digital Repository. http://dx.doi.org/10.5061/dryad.4f2t0
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