Publications

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1 Cant, M. A. 1998 A model for the evolution of reproductive skew without reproductive suppression. Animal Behaviour 55 163-169 Open
2 Buston, P. M., Cant, M. A. 2006 A new perspective on fish size hierarchies: patterns, causes, and consequences. Oecologia 149 362-372 Open
3 Cant, M. A. 2006 A tale of two theories: Parent-offspring conflict and reproductive skew. Animal Behaviour 71(2), 255-263 Open
4 Sanderson, J. L., Cant, M. A., Nichols, H. J. 2015 Adjustment of costly extra-group paternity according to inbreeding risk in a cooperative mammal Behavioral Ecology 42614 Open
5 Gilchrist, J. S. 2008 Aggressive monoplization of mobile carers by young of a cooperative breeder. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 275 2491-2498 Open
6 Furrer, R. D., Manser, M. B. 2009 Banded mongoose recruitment calls convey information about risk and not stimulus type. Animal Behaviour 78 195-201 Open
7 Sanderson, J. L., Wang, J., Vitikainen, E. I. K., Cant, M. A., Nichols, H. J. 2015 Banded mongooses avoid inbreeding when mating with members of the same group. Molecular Ecology 24 3788-3751 Open
8 Cant, M. A. 2007 Banded mongooses: a life of cooperation and conflict. SWARA Magazine. January 2007
9 Gilchrist, J. S., Otali, E., Mwanghuya, F. 2008 Caregivers recognise and bias response towards individual young in a cooperative breeding mammal the banded mongoose. Journal of Zoology 275 41-46 Open
10 Cant, M. A. 2012 Cooperative breeding in insects and vertebrates. In: The Princeton Guide to Evolution (ed J. B. Losos et al). Princeton: Princeton University Press. Open


wdt_IDAuthorDateTitleJournalIssue PagePDF
1 Cant, M. A. 1998 A model for the evolution of reproductive skew without reproductive suppression. Animal Behaviour 55 163-169 Open
2 Buston, P. M., Cant, M. A. 2006 A new perspective on fish size hierarchies: patterns, causes, and consequences. Oecologia 149 362-372 Open
3 Cant, M. A. 2006 A tale of two theories: Parent-offspring conflict and reproductive skew. Animal Behaviour 71 (2) 255-263 Open
4 Cant, M. A., Johnstone, R. A. 1999 Costly young and reproductive skew in animal societies. Behavioural Ecology 2 178-184 Open
5 Field, J., Cant, M. A. 2007 Direct fitness, reciprocity and helping: A perspective from primitively eusocial wasps. Behavioural Processes 76 160-162 Open
6 Cant, M. A., Shen, S-F. 2006 Endogenous timing and competitive interactions among relatives. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 273 171-178 Open
7 Cant, M. A., Reeve, H. K. 2002 Female control of paternity in cooperative breeders. American Naturalist 5 602-611 Open
8 Cant, M. A., Field, J. 2001 Helping effort and future fitness in cooperative animal societies. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 268 1959-1964 Open
9 Cant, M. A., Johnstone, R. A. 2009 How threats influence the evolutionary resolution of within-group conflict. American Naturalist 173 759-771 Open
11 Abbot, P., Abe, J., Alcock, J., Alizon, S., Alpedrinha, J. A., Andersson, M., Andre, J. B., van Baalen, M., Balloux, F., Balshine, S. 2011 Inclusive fitness theory and eusociality. Nature 471 1057–1062 Open


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1 Cant, M. A. 2008 A tale of two theories: parent-offspring conflict and reproductive skew SWARA: The Journal of the East African Wildlife Society. 71 255-264 Open
3 Sanderson, J. L., Cant, M. A., Nichols, H. J. 2015 Adjustment of costly extra-group paternity according to inbreeding risk in a cooperative mammal. Behavioural Ecology 42614 Open
4 Gilchrist, J. S. 2008 Aggressive monoplization of mobile carers by young of a cooperative breeder. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 275 2491-2498 Open
5 Furrer, R. D., Manser, M. B. 2009 Banded mongoose recruitment calls convey information about risk and not stimulus type. Animal Behaviour 1 195-201 Open
6 Sanderson, J. L., Wang, J., Vitikainen, E. I. K., Cant, M. A., Nichols, H. J. 2015 Banded mongooses avoid inbreeding when mating with members of the same group. Molecular Ecology 24 3788-3751 Open
7 Cant, M. A. 2007 Banded mongooses: a life of cooperation and conflict. SWARA Magazine
8 Gilchrist, J. S., Otali, E., Mwanghuya, F. 2008 Caregivers recognise and bias response towards individual young in a cooperative breeding mammal the banded mongoose. Journal of Zoology 275 41-46 Open
9 Cant, M. A. 2012 Cooperative breeding systems. In: The Evolution of Parental Care (eds N.J. Royle, P. Smiseth, M. Koelliker). Oxford: Oxford University Press. 206-225 Open
10 Cant, M. A., Johnstone, R. A. 1999 Costly young and reproductive skew in animal societies. Behavioural Ecology 2 178-184 Open
11 Hodge, S. J. 2007 Counting the costs: the evolution of male-biased care in the cooperative breeding banded mongoose. Animal Behaviour 74 911-919 Open


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1 Cant, M. A. 2012 Cooperative breeding in insects and vertebrates. In: The Princeton Guide to Evolution (ed J. B. Losos et al). Princeton: Princeton University Press. Open
2 Field, J., Cant, M. A. 2007 Direct fitness, reciprocity and helping: A perspective from primitively eusocial wasps. Behavioural Processes 76 160-162 Open
3 Donaldson, L., Thompson, F. J., Field, J., Cant, M. A. 2014 Do paper wasps negotiate over helper effort? Behavioural Ecology 25 88-94 Open
4 Thompson, F. J., Donaldson, L., Johnstone, R. A., Field, J., Cant, M. A. 2014 Dominant aggression as a deterrant signal in paper wasps. Behavioural Ecology 42644 Open
5 Field, J., Cant, M. A. 2007 Helping effort in primitively eusocial wasps. Annales Zoologici Fennici 43 481-487 Open
6 Shreeves, G., Cant, M. A., Bolton, A., Field, J. 2003 Insurance-based advantages for subordinate co-foundresses in a temperate paper wasp. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 270 1617-1622 Open
7 Field, J., Cant, M. A. 2009 Reproductive skew in primitively eusocial wasps: how useful are current models? In: Reproductive Skew in Vertebrates (ed R. Hagar & C. B. Jones). Cambridge University Press, Cambridge. 304-334 Open
8 Field, J., Cant, M. A. 2009 Social stability and helping in small animal societies. Philisophical Transactions of the Royal Society 364 3181-3189 Open
9 Cant, M. A., English, S. 2006 Stable group size in cooperative breeders: the role of inheritance and reproductive skew. Behavioural Ecology 17 560-568 Open
10 Green, J. P., Cant, M. A., Field, J. 2014 Using social parasitism to test reproductive skew models in a primitively eusocial wasp. Proceedings of The Royal Society B 281 Open


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1 Brent, L. J. N., Franks, D. W., Foster, E. A., Balcomb, K. C., Cant, M. A., Croft, D. P. 2015 Ecological knowledge, leadership, and the evolution of menopause in killer whales. Current Biology 6 746-750 Open
2 Cant, M. A., Russell, A. F., Johnstone, R. A. 2009 Reproductive conflict and the evolution of menopause. In: Reproductive Skew in Vertebrates (ed R. Hagar & C. B. Jones). Cambridge University Press, Cambridge. 24-50 Open
3 Johnstone, R. A., Cant, M. A. 2010 The evolution of menopause in cetaceans and humans: The role of demography. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 277(1701) 3765-3771 Open
4 Croft, D. P., Brent, L. J. N., Franks, D. W., Cant, M. A. 2015 The evolution of prolonged life after reproduction. Trends in Ecology and Evolution. Trends in Ecology & Evolution 7 407-416 Open
5 Franks, D. W., Nattrass, S., Brent, L. J. N., Whitehead, H., Foote, A. D., Mazzi, S., Ford, J B.K., Balcomb, K.C., Cant, M.A., Croft, D. P. 2016 The significance of postreproductive lifespans in killer whales: a comment on Robeck et al. Journal of Mammalogy Open
6 D. P. Croft, R. A. Johnstone, S. Ellis, S. Nattrass, D. W. Franks, L. J. N. Brent, S. Mazzi, K. C. Balcomb, J. K. B. Ford, and M. A. Cant. 2017 Reproductive Conflict and the Evolution of Menopause in Killer Whales Current Biology 27 1-7 Open


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1 Blount, J. D., Vitikainen, E. I. K., Stott, I., Cant, M. A. 2015 Oxidative shielding and the cost of reproduction. Biological Reviews Open
2 Cant, M. A., Russell, A. F., Johnstone, R. A., 2009 Reproductive conflict and the evolution of menopause. In: Reproductive Skew in Vertebrates (ed R. Hagar & C. B. Jones). Cambridge University Press, Cambridge. 24-50 Open
3 Cant, M. A., Johnstone, R. A. 2008 Reproductive conflict and the separation of reproductive generations in humans. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the USA 105 5332-5335 Open
4 Croft, D. P., Brent, L. J. N., Franks, D. W., Cant, M. A. 2015 The evolution of prolonged life after reproduction. Trends in Ecology and Evolution. Trends in Ecology & Evolution 7 407-416 Open
5 Johnstone, R. A., & Cant, M. A. 2010 The evolution of menopause in cetaceans and humans: The role of demography. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 277 (1701) 3765-3771 Open