The dynamics of social cohesion in response to simulated intergroup conflict in banded mongooses

Elizabeth Preston, Faye Thompson, Solomon Kyabulima, Darren Croft & Michael Cant
Intergroup conflict is widespread in nature and is proposed to have strong impacts on the evolution of social behaviour. The conflict-cohesion hypothesis predicts that exposure to intergroup conflict should lead to increased social cohesion to improve group success or resilience in future conflicts. There is evidence to support this prediction from studies of affiliative responses to outgroup threats in some animal societies. However, most of these studies have focused on behavioural changes over short time...
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