Dr Jack Thorley

Postdoc Earth, Ocean and Ecological Sciences

    Publications

    2021

    Odour-based social recognition in Damaraland mole-rats, Fukomys damarensis (Journal article)

    Leedale, A. E., Thorley, J., & Clutton-Brock, T. (2021). Odour-based social recognition in Damaraland mole-rats, Fukomys damarensis. ANIMAL BEHAVIOUR, 179, 83-96. doi:10.1016/j.anbehav.2021.06.019

    DOI: 10.1016/j.anbehav.2021.06.019

    Sparring dynamics and individual laterality in male South African giraffes (Journal article)

    Granweiler, J., Thorley, J., & Rotics, S. (2021). Sparring dynamics and individual laterality in male South African giraffes. ETHOLOGY, 127(8), 651-660. doi:10.1111/eth.13199

    DOI: 10.1111/eth.13199

    Deferred benefits of dominance for natal males in a cooperative breeder, the Kalahari meerkat (Journal article)

    Spence-Jones, H. C., Brehm, A. M., Cram, D., Gaynor, D., Thorley, J., Manser, M. B., & Clutton-Brock, T. H. (n.d.). Deferred benefits of dominance for natal males in a cooperative breeder, the Kalahari meerkat. Journal of Zoology. doi:10.1111/jzo.12918

    DOI: 10.1111/jzo.12918

    Morphological and genomic shifts in mole-rat ‘queens’ increase fecundity but reduce skeletal integrity (Journal article)

    Johnston, R. A., Vullioud, P., Thorley, J., Kirveslahti, H., Shen, L., Mukherjee, S., . . . Tung, J. (n.d.). Morphological and genomic shifts in mole-rat ‘queens’ increase fecundity but reduce skeletal integrity. eLife, 10. doi:10.7554/elife.65760

    DOI: 10.7554/elife.65760

    Age-related changes in the performance of bowlers in Test match cricket (Journal article)

    Thorley, J. (2021). Age-related changes in the performance of bowlers in Test match cricket. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF SPORTS SCIENCE & COACHING. doi:10.1177/17479541211001726

    DOI: 10.1177/17479541211001726

    2020

    Breeders are less active foragers than non-breeders in wild Damaraland mole-rats (Journal article)

    Francioli, Y., Thorley, J., Finn, K., Clutton-Brock, T., & Zottl, M. (2020). Breeders are less active foragers than non-breeders in wild Damaraland mole-rats. BIOLOGY LETTERS, 16(10). doi:10.1098/rsbl.2020.0475

    DOI: 10.1098/rsbl.2020.0475

    High MHC gene copy number maintains diversity despite homozygosity in a Critically Endangered single-island endemic bird, but no evidence of MHC-based mate choice (Journal article)

    Stervander, M., Dierickx, E. G., Thorley, J., Brooke, M. D. L., & Westerdahl, H. (2020). High MHC gene copy number maintains diversity despite homozygosity in a Critically Endangered single-island endemic bird, but no evidence of MHC-based mate choice. MOLECULAR ECOLOGY, 29(19), 3578-3592. doi:10.1111/mec.15471

    DOI: 10.1111/mec.15471

    The case for extended lifespan in cooperatively breeding mammals: a re-appraisal (Journal article)

    Thorley, J. (2020). The case for extended lifespan in cooperatively breeding mammals: a re-appraisal. PEERJ, 8. doi:10.7717/peerj.9214

    DOI: 10.7717/peerj.9214

    Sex-independent senescence in a cooperatively breeding mammal (Journal article)

    Thorley, J., Duncan, C., Sharp, S. P., Gaynor, D., Manser, M. B., & Clutton-Brock, T. (2020). Sex-independent senescence in a cooperatively breeding mammal. JOURNAL OF ANIMAL ECOLOGY, 89(4), 1080-1093. doi:10.1111/1365-2656.13173

    DOI: 10.1111/1365-2656.13173

    High MHC gene copy number maintains diversity despite homozygosity in a Critically Endangered single-island endemic bird, but no evidence of MHC-based mate choice (Journal article)

    Stervander, M., Dierickx, E., Thorley, J., Brooke, D., & Westerdahl, H. (2020). High MHC gene copy number maintains diversity despite homozygosity in a Critically Endangered single-island endemic bird, but no evidence of MHC-based mate choice. doi:10.1101/2020.02.03.932590

    DOI: 10.1101/2020.02.03.932590

    2019

    A unified-models analysis of the development of sexual size dimorphism in Damaraland mole-rats, Fukomys damarensis (Journal article)

    Thorley, J., & Clutton-Brock, T. H. (2019). A unified-models analysis of the development of sexual size dimorphism in Damaraland mole-rats, Fukomys damarensis. JOURNAL OF MAMMALOGY, 100(4), 1374-1386. doi:10.1093/jmammal/gyz082

    DOI: 10.1093/jmammal/gyz082

    Adaptive responses of animals to climate change are most likely insufficient. (Journal article)

    Radchuk, V., Reed, T., Teplitsky, C., van de Pol, M., Charmantier, A., Hassall, C., . . . Kramer-Schadt, S. (2019). Adaptive responses of animals to climate change are most likely insufficient.. Nature communications, 10(1), 3109. doi:10.1038/s41467-019-10924-4

    DOI: 10.1038/s41467-019-10924-4

    2018

    No task specialization among helpers in Damaraland mole-rats (Journal article)

    Thorley, J., Mendonca, R., Vullioud, P., Torrents-Tico, M., Zottl, M., Gaynor, D., & Clutton-Brock, T. (2018). No task specialization among helpers in Damaraland mole-rats. ANIMAL BEHAVIOUR, 143, 9-24. doi:10.1016/j.anbehav.2018.07.004

    DOI: 10.1016/j.anbehav.2018.07.004

    Reproduction triggers adaptive increases in body size in female mole-rats (Journal article)

    Thorley, J., Katlein, N., Goddard, K., Zoettl, M., & Clutton-Brock, T. (2018). Reproduction triggers adaptive increases in body size in female mole-rats. PROCEEDINGS OF THE ROYAL SOCIETY B-BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES, 285(1880). doi:10.1098/rspb.2018.0897

    DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2018.0897

    2017

    Kalahari vulture declines, through the eyes of meerkats (Journal article)

    Thorley, J. B., & Clutton-Brock, T. (2017). Kalahari vulture declines, through the eyes of meerkats. OSTRICH, 88(2), 177-181. doi:10.2989/00306525.2016.1257516

    DOI: 10.2989/00306525.2016.1257516

    2016

    Variation in growth of Damaraland mole-rats is explained by competition rather than by functional specialization for different tasks (Journal article)

    Zottl, M., Thorley, J., Gaynor, D., Bennett, N. C., & Clutton-Brock, T. (2016). Variation in growth of Damaraland mole-rats is explained by competition rather than by functional specialization for different tasks. BIOLOGY LETTERS, 12(12). doi:10.1098/rsbl.2016.0820

    DOI: 10.1098/rsbl.2016.0820

    2015

    Laying Date is a Plastic and Repeatable Trait in a Population of Blue TitsCyanistes caeruleus (Journal article)

    Thorley, J. B., & Lord, A. M. (2015). Laying Date is a Plastic and Repeatable Trait in a Population of Blue TitsCyanistes caeruleus. Ardea, 103(1), 69-78. doi:10.5253/arde.v103i1.a7

    DOI: 10.5253/arde.v103i1.a7