Table 1

List and characteristics of recorded hyenas.

Animal name and number

Sex

Age (years)

Treatment

Experimental group

Dominant (D)/Subordinate (S)

Number of analysed giggle notes


#30 Rocco (lives with Domino)

male

20

vasectomized

Control

S

20


#57 Gremlin (lives with Kadogo)

male

14

Flut

Anti-androgen

S

98


#59 Winnie (lives with Kombo)

male

14

Flut&Fin

Anti-androgen

S

40


#64 Dusty (lives with Denali)

male

11

gonadectomized

gonadectomized

D

35


#65 Denali (lives with Dusty)

male

11

Control

Control

S

27


#82 Buster (lives with BJ)

male

7

Letrozole

Anti-oestrogen

S

52


#55 Nakuru (lives with Nairobi)

female

14

Flut&Fin

Anti-androgen

S

26


#56 Nairobi (lives with Nakuru)

female

14

Flut&Fin

Anti-androgen

D

31


#61 Domino (lives with Rocco)

female

13

Flut&Fin

Anti-androgen

D

63


#63 BJ (lives with Buster)

female

12

gonadectomized

gonadectomized

D

33


#68 Ursa (lives with Cass)

female

10

Control

Control

S

53


#71 Cass (lives with Ursa)

female

10

Control

Control

D

55


#77 Kombo (lives with Winnie)

female

9

Control

Control

D

42


#83 Kadogo (lives with Gremlin)

female

6

Letrozole

Anti-oestrogen

D

33


#90 Tembo (lives with Haji and Jambo)

male

2

Fin&Csdx

Anti-androgen

S

26


#91 Haji (lives with Tembo and Jambo)

female

2

Fin&Csdx

Anti-androgen

S

21


#92 Jambo (lives with Tembo and Haji)

female

2

Fin&Csdx

Anti-androgen

D

40


Mathevon et al. BMC Ecology 2010 10:9   doi:10.1186/1472-6785-10-9

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