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- n. The tendency of an individual to return to, or stay in, its home area, or birthplace.
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These results reflect the fact that current long -- distance dispersal is limited and that there is considerable philopatry of female eiders to nesting and wintering areas .
Since the sifaka society is characterized by female dominance and philopatry
Moreover, the sifaka are characterized by female philopatry and social dominance and by the absence of male infant care
Seddon N, et al. (2005) Mating system, philopatry and patterns of kinship in the cooperatively breeding subdesert mesite