Wolf

Dominance Relationships in a Family Pack of Captive Arctic Wolves (Canis lupus arctos): The Influence of Competition for Food, Age and Sex

Simona Cafazzo, Martina Lazzaroni, and Sarah Marshall-Pescini 2016 ABSTRACT Background: Dominance is one of the most pervasive concepts in the...

In Wolves, Play Behaviour Reflects the Partners’ Affiliative and Dominance Relationship

Simona Cafazzo, Sarah Marshall-Pescini, Jennifer L. Essler, Zsofia Viranyi, Kurt Kotrschal, Friederike Range 2018 ABSTRACT Puppy packs (consisting of only...

Territoriality and Inter-Pack Aggression in Gray Wolves: Shaping a Social Carnivore’s Life History

Conclusions: Conflict between neighboring wolf packs is common, and accounts for 2/3 of natural wolf deaths The presence of older,...

Play Behavior in Wolves: Using the ‘50:50’ Rule to Test for Egalitarian Play Styles

Jennifer L. Essler1,2*, Simona Cafazzo1, Sarah Marshall-Pescini1,2, Zsófia Virányi1,2,Kurt Kotrschal1,3, Friederike Range1,21 Wolf Science Center, Ernstbrunn, Austria, 2 Comparative Cognition,...