Raff Mares

Current Research

Cognition and foraging efficiency of Neotropical frugivores
Food for Thought (Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute)

Photo by A. Faustino

Environmental and social correlates of reproductive outcome in sociable weavers
Sociable Weaver Research Project (Percy FitzPatrick Institute of African Ornithology, University of Cape Town)

Photo by E. Bell

Environmental risk and helping decisions in primitively eusocial Polistes canadensis
ASAB-funded study in collaboration with Dr Seirian Sumner (University of Bristol)

Photo by R. Mares

Early-life condition and later investment in extraterritorial prospecting and care in meerkats
Kalahari Meerkat Project (University of Cambridge)