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This article was transwikied from w:Alloparenting. —Cryptic (talk) 15:59, 10 August 2005 (UTC)

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Alloparental careEdit

Related term - alloparental care:

"Cooperatively breeding vertebrate systems are characterized by individual ‘helpers’ that take care of young ones within the social group that are not their own offspring — a behaviour termed ‘alloparental care’."[1]

Source: Lewis, S. E. & Pusey, A. E. 1997 "Factors influencing the occurrence of communal care in plural breeding mammals". In Cooperative breeding in mammals (eds N. G. Solomon & J. A. French), pp. 335– 363. New York, NY: Cambridge University Press
~Eric F 05:21, 29 October 2012 (UTC)

I've added an entry for alloparental. In general, we don't have entries for phrases where the meaning of the phrase can be found by looking up the individual parts. It's a judgment call, but that seems to be the case here.Chuck Entz (talk) 15:04, 29 October 2012 (UTC)
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