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Mate choice in kaki (black stilts) : Does this highly managed and endangered species avoid inbreeding? : A dissertation submitted in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the degree of Bachelor of Science with Honours at Lincoln University
(Lincoln University, 2001)
In order to maximise individual fitness, animals would be expected to pair with a mate of the highest possible quality. One measure of mate quality is relatedness, or genetic similarity. Choosing an unrelated, genetically ...