• Institut Pluridisciplinaire Hubert Curien, UniversitĂ© de Strasbourg, Strasbourg, France
  • Behaviour & Ethology, Epidemiology, Evolutionary ecology, Host-parasite interactions, Interaction networks, Preregistrations, Social structure, Zoology
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Cédric Sueur is associate Professor (Maître de Conférences) at the University of Strasbourg since 2011. He is mainly working on animal behaviour and specifically on social networking and decision-making in animal groups at the Institut Pluridisciplinaire Hubert Curien (Département d’Ecologie, Physiologie, Ethologie). He got the Young Scientist Award from the French Society for the Study of Animal Behaviour in 2013 and the Primates Social Impact Award in 2017. He is also fellow of the University of Strasbourg - Institute for Advanced Study. Cédric Sueur is at the head of a network entitled “Social Network Analysis in Animal Societies” (SNAAS).

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A reply to “Ranging Behavior Drives Parasite Richness: A More Parsimonious Hypothesis”
Charpentier MJE, Kappeler PM

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Does elevated parasite richness in the environment affect daily path length of animals or is it the converse? An answer bringing some new elements of discussion

In 2015, Brockmeyer et al. [1] suggested that mandrills (Mandrillus sphinx) may accept additional ranging costs to avoid heavily parasitized areas. Following this paper, Bicca-Marques and Calegaro-Marques [2] questioned this interpretation and presented other hypotheses. To summarize, whilst Brockmeyer et al. [1] proposed that elevated daily path length may be a consequence of elevated parasite richness, Bicca-Marques and Calegaro-Marques [2] viewed it as a cause. In this current paper, Charpe...


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