Wendy King

Université de Sherbrooke
Membre employé(e) / Employed member candidate

Supervisor: Marco Festa Bianchet
Start: 2016-01-01
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Project

Behavioural ecology of eastern grey kangaroos
I am interested in how kin relationships affect social structure of animal societies, particularly among female mammals. My research also investigates the fitness consequences of kin associations.

Keywords

Animal behaviour, Behavioral Ecology, Grouping behaviour, Eastern Grey kangaroo

Publications

1- Copulatory behaviour of alpine marmots (Marmota marmota)
King, W.J. and D. Allainé
1998 Mammalia

2- Behavior and dispersal of yearling Columbian ground squirrels
Festa-Bianchet, Marco, Wendy J. King
1984 Canadian Journal of Zoology

3- Temporal overlap of female kin in Columbian ground squirrels (Spermophilus columbianus)
King, Wendy J., Jan O. Murie
1985 Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology

4- Spacing of female kin in Columbian ground squirrels (Spermophilus columbianus)
King, Wendy J.
1989 Canadian Journal of Zoology

5- Kin-differential behaviour of adult female Columbian ground squirrels
King, Wendy J.
1989 Animal Behaviour

6- Determinants of reproductive success in female Columbian ground squirrels
King, Wendy J., Marco Festa-Bianchet, Susan E. Hatfield
1991 Oecologia

7- Effects of Litter Size and Population Dynamics on Juvenile and Maternal Survival in Columbian Ground Squirrels
Festa-Bianchet, Marco, Wendy J. King
1991 The Journal of Animal Ecology

8- The development of sexual dimorphism: seasonal and lifetime mass changes in bighorn sheep
Festa-Bianchet, Marco, Wendy J. King, Jon T. Jorgenson, Kirby G. Smith, William D. Wishart
1996 Canadian Journal of Zoology

9- Social, maternal, and environmental influences on reproductive success in female Alpine marmots (Marmota marmota)
King, Wendy J, Dominique Allainé
2002 Canadian Journal of Zoology

10- Age–related reproductive effort in bighorn sheep ewes
FESTA–BIANCHET, Marco, Wendy J. KING
2007 Ecoscience

11- A capture technique for free-ranging eastern grey kangaroos (Macropus giganteus) habituated to humans
King, W. J., M. E. Wilson, T. Allen, M. Festa-Bianchet, G. Coulson
2011 Australian Mammalogy

12- Mother-offspring distances reflect sex differences in fine-scale genetic structure of eastern grey kangaroos
King, Wendy J., Dany Garant, Marco Festa-Bianchet
2015 Ecology and Evolution

13- Adoption in Eastern Grey Kangaroos: A Consequence of Misdirected Care?
Wendy J. King, David M. Forsyth, Graeme Coulson, Marco Festa-Bianchet
2015 PLOS ONE

14- Few sex effects in the ontogeny of mother-offspring relationships in eastern grey kangaroos
King, Wendy J., Anne W. Goldizen
2016 Animal Behaviour

15- Long-term consequences of mother-offspring associations in eastern grey kangaroos
King, Wendy J., Marco Festa-Bianchet, Graeme Coulson, Anne W. Goldizen
2017 Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology