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Sep 19, 2007 An introduction to what alloparenting is.

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Expectant parents groom adult sons according to previous
relationships with and maintain the services of adult son alloparents.
Evidence that helping at the nest does not result in territory
bines express alloparenting and cercopithecines do not (McKenna, 1979). suggests that the alloparent gains essential skills in how to parent. The.
Alloparental care and kinship in captive social groups of vervet
Experimental evidence for helping and hindering by previous

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Nurturing Natures: Attachment and Children's Emotional, Sociocultural and
This is followed by a focus on alloparents (individuals other than parents who take on a parental role) and adolescence. The book ends by considering the impact that early experiences have on later-life trajectories.

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Alloparenting-What Is It? - Biology Online
Sep 19, 2007 An introduction to what alloparenting is.
Alloparenting - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In biology and sociology, alloparenting is where individuals other than the actual parents act in a parental role.
We need a word for that: alloparent (allomother, allofather)
Sep 27, 2007 An alloparent is an animal that serves as 'caretaker' for young that are not its own offspring.
We are all alloparents part two: why should you care? « Mothers For
Alloparenting in Mammals
This website provides a brief overview of these scientists' examination of alloparenting in mammals.

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