Costelloe, B.R. 2017. Participation by a male Grant’s gazelle in the defence of a fawnAfrican Journal of Ecology. DOI: 10.1111/aje.12450.

Costelloe, B.R. and Rubenstein, D.I. 2015. Coping with transition: fawn risk and maternal behavioral changes at the end of the hiding phaseAnimal Behaviour 109: 217-225.

Roberts, B.A. and Rubenstein, D.I. 2014. Maternal strategies for mitigating neonate predation risk during the postpartum period in Thomson’s gazelleBehaviour 151: 1229-1248. PDF

Roberts, B.A. 2012. An attack by a warthog (Phacochoerus africanus) on a newborn Thomson’s gazelle (Gazella thomsonii)African Journal of Ecology 50: 507-508. PDF

Roberts, B.A. 2012. Perinatal behavior of a wild Grevy’s zebra (Equus grevyi) mare and foalJournal of Ethology 30: 205-209. PDF


Manuscripts in preparation

Costelloe, B.R. and Rubenstein, D.I. In prep. Temporal structuring of vigilance in female Thomson’s gazelles with hidden fawns.

Costelloe, B.R. and Rubenstein, D.I. In prep. Maternal responses to simulated cheetah attacks and their effects on group responses in Thomson’s gazelle.



Roberts, B.A. 2014. The trials of motherhood: maternal behavior patterns and antipredator tactics in Thomson’s gazelle (Gazella thomsonii), a hiding ungulate. PhD thesis, Princeton University. PDF