Behavioural and life history variation in a wild population of eastern grey kangaroos (current PhD)

PhD candidate: Weliton Menario Costa

Social interactions between individuals can play a critical role in determining fitness in animal populations. Two key factors shaping an individual’s social interactions are local population dynamics, and its own personality. This project investigates the contributions of both of these to life-history variation in a study population of eastern grey kangaroos on Wilson’s Promontory, Victoria, for which data are available on marked individuals over nearly a decade, including home ranges, habitat use, reproductive performance and surviva