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Research Article

Paternal Care Decreases Foraging Activity and Body Condition, but Does Not Impose Survival Costs to Caring Males in a Neotropical Arachnid

  • Gustavo S. Requena mail,

    billy.requena@gmail.com

    Affiliation: Departamento de Ecologia, Instituto de Biociências, Universidade de São Paulo, São Paulo, SP, Brazil

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  • Bruno A. Buzatto,

    Affiliation: Centre for Evolutionary Biology, School of Animal Biology, University of Western Australia - Crawley, WA, Australia

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  • Eduardo G. Martins,

    Affiliations: Institute of Environmental Science and Department of Biology, Carleton University, Ottawa, ON, Canada, Centre for Applied Conservation Research, Department of Forest Sciences, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada

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  • Glauco Machado

    Affiliation: Departamento de Ecologia, Instituto de Biociências, Universidade de São Paulo, São Paulo, SP, Brazil

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  • Published: October 10, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0046701

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