C.crocuta.female {DynaRankR}R Documentation

Female spotted hyena dominance data


Data structures for inferring the ranks of adult female spotted hyenas (Crocuta crocuta) from a single social group in the Maasai Mara National Reserve in southern Kenya. Data are from the Talek clan collected between 1988 and 1995 by the Mara Hyena Project.




List of 3 elements:


Starting order of females in 1988.


Dataframe of 182 rows and 4 variables. There is one row per female per study year. id is the identity of the contestant. period is the study year. convention1 is the mother of the contestant, because female spotted hyena hierarchies are structured by maternal rank inheritance. convention2 is the intra-litter rank for contestants who were part of a twin litter.


Dataframe of 2043 rows and 3 variables. Each row corresponds to the outcome of one aggressive interaction between adult females.

[Package DynaRankR version 1.1.0 Index]