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Almost faithful: SNP markers reveal low levels of extra-pair paternity in the Eurasian beavers

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Almost faithful: SNP markers reveal low levels of extra-pair paternity in the Eurasian beavers https://t.co/KaoEHVKnGF https://t.co/8Qoe1y35Kq
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Competing Interests

The authors declare that they have no competing interests.

Author Contributions

Priyank Sharad Nimje conceived and designed the experiments, performed the experiments, analyzed the data, contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, prepared figures and/or tables, approved the final draft.

Helga Veronica Tinnesand conceived and designed the experiments, performed the experiments, analyzed the data, contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, prepared figures and/or tables, approved the final draft.

Christina Buesching prepared figures and/or tables, authored or reviewed drafts of the paper, approved the final draft.

Mona Sæbø performed the experiments, contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, authored or reviewed drafts of the paper, approved the final draft, helped with laboratory troubleshooting.

Helen Senn performed the experiments, contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, authored or reviewed drafts of the paper, approved the final draft.

Andreas Zedrosser conceived and designed the experiments, authored or reviewed drafts of the paper, approved the final draft, helped with statistical analysis.

Frank Rosell conceived and designed the experiments, authored or reviewed drafts of the paper, approved the final draft, project leader.

Animal Ethics

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

All capturing and handling procedures were approved by the Norwegian Experimental Animal Research Board (FOTS id 742, id 2170, 2579, 4384, 6282, 8687) and the Norwegian Directorate for Nature Management (2008/14367 ART-VI-ID, archive code 444.5, 446.15/3, 14415) which also granted us permission to conducti fieldwork in our study area

Data Deposition

The following information was supplied regarding data availability:

https://usn.figshare.com/articles/Beaver_parentage/8325788

Funding

The study was financially supported by University of South-Eastern Norway and the Norwegian Environmental Agency. Dr. Christina Buesching was supported by a research fellowship from the Poleberry foundation. The funders had no role in study design, data collection and analysis, decision to publish, or preparation of the manuscript.


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