Data from: Cooperative personalities and social niche specialisation in female meerkats

Carter AJ, English S, Clutton-Brock TH

Date Published: February 20, 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5061/dryad.5086f

 

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Title babysitting data
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Description indivdiualSessions: number of sessions individual babysat for the litter, totalGroupSessions: number of sessions the group babysat for that litter, lnAge: natural log of the individual's age in days, condition: relative mass of the individual for its age, groupSize: the average group size of the group for the babysitting period, individualID: code for individual, group: code for group, litter: code for babysat litter, dominanceStatus: whether the individual was dominant during the babysitting period, everDominant: whether the individual became dominant in its lifetime
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Title provisioning data
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Description indivdiualFeeds: number of pup times individual fed to the litter, totalGroupFeeds: number of times the group fed to that litter, lnAge: natural log of the individual's age in days, condition: relative mass of the individual for its age, groupSize: the average group size of the group for the provisioning period, totalObservationTime: total time the group was observed for the provisioning period, individualID: code for individual, group: code for group, litter: code for litter, dominanceStatus: whether the individual was dominant during the babysitting period, everDominant: whether the individual became dominant in its lifetime
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Title guarding data
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Description individualBouts: number of times the individual went on raised guard during the month, totalGroupBouts: total number of times any group member went on raised guard during the month, lnAge: the natural log of the individuals age, condition: the relative mass of the individual for its age, groupSize: the average group size of the group for the month, proportionPregnant: the proportion of the month the individual was pregnant, totalObservationTime: the total time the group was observed for that month, individualID: code for the individual, group: code for the group, monthYear: code for the month within the year, dominanceStatus: the proportion of days an individual was dominant during the month, everDominant: whether the individual ever became dominant within its lifetime
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When using this data, please cite the original publication:

Carter AJ, English S, Clutton-Brock TH (2014) Cooperative personalities and social niche specialisation in female meerkats. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 27(5): 815–825. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jeb.12358

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Carter AJ, English S, Clutton-Brock TH (2014) Data from: Cooperative personalities and social niche specialisation in female meerkats. Dryad Digital Repository. http://dx.doi.org/10.5061/dryad.5086f
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