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Differences in persistence between dogs and wolves in an unsolvable task in the absence of humans

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Supplemental Information

Complete dataset with trial duration and frequencies of manipulative behaviours

DOI: 10.7287/peerj.preprints.26913v2/supp-1

Supplementary results and complete GAMLSS model information

DOI: 10.7287/peerj.preprints.26913v2/supp-2

R Scripts & Analyses Workspaces

This is an archive of the R scripts (and R Studio workspaces) used for all the analyses in this paper.

DOI: 10.7287/peerj.preprints.26913v2/supp-3

Supplementary Video (Ethogram)

This video is a compilation of examples the various manipulative behaviours that we coded.

DOI: 10.7287/peerj.preprints.26913v2/supp-4

Additional Information

Competing Interests

The authors declare that they have no competing interests.

Author Contributions

Akshay Rao conceived and designed the experiments, performed the experiments, analyzed the data, prepared figures and/or tables, authored or reviewed drafts of the paper, approved the final draft.

Lara Bernasconi conceived and designed the experiments, performed the experiments, authored or reviewed drafts of the paper, approved the final draft.

Martina Lazzaroni conceived and designed the experiments, approved the final draft, coded videos for interobserver reliability.

Sarah Marshall-Pescini conceived and designed the experiments, authored or reviewed drafts of the paper, approved the final draft.

Friederike Range conceived and designed the experiments, contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, authored or reviewed drafts of the paper, approved the final draft.

Animal Ethics

The following information was supplied relating to ethical approvals (i.e., approving body and any reference numbers):

Special permission to use animals (wolves) in such cognitive studies is not required in Austria (Tierversuchsgesetz 2012—TVG 2012). The “Tierversuchskommission am Bundesministerium für Wissenschaft und Forschung (Austria)” allows research without special permissions regarding animals. We obtained ethical approval for this study from the ‘Ethik und Tierschutzcommission’ of the University of Veterinary Medicine (Protocol number ETK-07/08/2016).

Data Deposition

The following information was supplied regarding data availability:

The raw measurements are provided in the supplementary file labelled "Dataset".

Funding

Sarah Marshall-Pescini and Akshay Rao were supported by funding from the European Research Council under the European Union’s Seventh Framework Programme (FP/2007–2013)/ERC Grant Agreement n. [311870] to Friederike Range. Martina Lazzaroni was supported by the Doctoral Fellowship Programme of the Austrian Academy of Sciences. Lara Bernasconi was supported by the “Fonds Wüthrich et Mathey-Dupraz” and by the University of Neuchâtel. The funders had no role in study design, data collection and analysis, decision to publish, or preparation of the manuscript.


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