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Animal PersonalitiesBehavior, Physiology, and Evolution$
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Claudio Carere and Dario Maestripieri

Print publication date: 2013

Print ISBN-13: 9780226922058

Published to Chicago Scholarship Online: September 2013

DOI: 10.7208/chicago/9780226922065.001.0001

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Avian Personality

Avian Personality

(p.66) 3 Avian Personality
Animal Personalities

Kees Van Oers

Naguib Marc

University of Chicago Press

Birds are key model organisms that helped behavioral biologists address a wide range of ecological and evolutionary questions. This chapter provides a historical overview of, and recent advances in, avian personality research. It also discusses the causes of genetic behavioral variation, the developmental aspects of personality, animal welfare and husbandry, and differential fitness effects.

Keywords:   birds, avian personality, genetic behavioral variation, animal welfare, husbandry, differential fitness

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