Data from: Costs of injury for scent signalling in a strepsirrhine primate

Rachel L. Harris, Marylène Boulet, Kathleen E. Grogan & Christine M. Drea
Honesty is crucial in animal communication when signallers are conveying information about their condition. Condition dependence implies a cost to signal production; yet, evidence of such cost is scarce. We examined the effects of naturally occurring injury on the quality and salience of olfactory signals in ring-tailed lemurs (Lemur catta). Over a decade, we collected genital secretions from 23 (13 male, 10 female) adults across 34 unique injuries, owing primarily to intra-group fights. Using gas...
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