Data from: Birds with high lifetime reproductive success experience increased telomere loss

Joanna Sudyka, Aneta Arct, Szymon M. Drobniak, Lars Gustafsson & Mariusz Cichoń
Lifetime reproductive success (LRS) is what counts in terms of evolution, but investments in reproduction entail costs for an organism. The idea that telomere dynamics may be shaped in response to such costs is already established, however we still lack information if this relation translates to overall fitness. Here, we quantified lifetime reproductive success (number of fledged young) and longitudinal telomere dynamics of small passerine birds - the blue tits. We found that individual telomere...
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