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  • 2017-02-23
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  • 2016-09-20
    Animal Behaviour article featured in The New York Times: Coastal latrine sites as social information hubs and drivers of river otter fission-fusion dynamics. Read more »
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    All members of the society are encouraged to submit nominations for the ABS 2017 Career Awards. Deadline is November 30. Read more »
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Featured Article in Animal Behaviour

Chestnut-sided warblers use rare song types in extreme aggressive contexts

Bruce E. Byers

March 2017, Vol. 126, Pp. 33–39