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    • Age and sex ratios in a high-density wild red-legged partridge population 

      Nadal García, Jesús; Ponz Gan, Mª Carolina; Margalida, Antoni (Public Library of Science, 2016)
      The dynamics of a wild red-legged partridge population were examined over a 14-year period in Spain to identify patterns in age and sex ratios in relation to weather parameters, and to assess the importance of these ...
    • Body proportions for the facilitation of walking, running and flying: the case of partridges 

      Nadal García, Jesús; Ponz Gan, Mª Carolina; Margalida, Antoni (BMC, 2018)
      Background Predation is one of the most important natural selection forces. Prey species can optimize feeding behavior and escape from predators based on mobility conditioned by body proportions. With age, mobility ...
    • Skull sexual dimorphism appears in toy rabbits 

      Parés Casanova, Pere-Miquel; Lloveras Roca, Lluís; Nadal García, Jesús (Ankara University, 2019-12-10)
      The aim of this paper was to use geometric morphometrics to study the skull sexual dimorphism of toy rabbits, which present paedomorphic (babyness) traits comparing data with those from agriotype (ancestor), Oryctolagus ...
    • The effects of scaling on age, sex and size relationships in Red-legged Partridges 

      Nadal García, Jesús; Ponz Gan, Mª Carolina; Margalida, Antoni (Nature Publishing Group, 2018)
      Wild birds differ in size according to their age and sex, adult birds being larger than juveniles. In the galliforms, males are larger than females, in contrast to some groups, such as the raptors, in which the females are ...