Owen, D., Sheriff, M.J., Heppner, J., Gerke, H., Ensminger, D.C., MacLeod, K.J., Langkilde, T. (accepted) Maternal corticosterone increases thermal sensitivity of heart rate in lizard embryos. Biology Letters.
MacLeod, K.J., Freidenfelds, N., Leighton, G.M. and Langkilde, T. (In press) Tree selection is linked to locomotor performance and associated noise production in a lizard. Journal of Zoology.
Ensminger, D.C., Langkilde, T., Owen, D.A.S., MacLeod, K.J. and Sheriff, M.J. (2018) Maternal stress alters the phenotype of the mother, her eggs, and her offspring in a wild caught lizard. Journal of Animal Ecology, 87:16875-1697.
MacLeod, K.J., Sheriff, M.J., Ensminger, D.C., Owen, D.A.S. and Langkilde, T. (2018) Stress kills: the costs of ecologically-relevant stress hormone levels in a captive, wild animal. General and Comparative Endocrinology: 268:1-6.
MacLeod, K.J. and Brouwer, L. (2018) Social context dependent provisioning rules in red-winged fairy-wrens do not vary with signals of increased chick need. Animal Behaviour 143: 105-111.
Trevelline, B.K., MacLeod, K.J., Knutie, S.A., Langkilde, T. and Kohl, K.D. (2018) In ovo microbial communities: a potential mechanism for the initial acquisition of gut microbiota among oviparous birds and lizards. Biology Letters 14: 20180225.
MacLeod, K.J., Krebs, C.J., Boonstra, R. and Sheriff, M.J. (2017) Fear and lethality in snowshoe hares: the deadly effects of non-consumptive predation risk. Oikos, 127: 375-380.
Sheriff, M.J., Bell, A., Boonstra, R., Dantzer, B., Lavergne, S., McGhee, K.E., MacLeod, K.J., Winandy, L., Zimmer, C. and Love, O.P. (2017) Integrating ecological and evolutionary context in the study of maternal stress. Integrative and Comparative Biology, 57: 437-449.
MacLeod, K.J., Brekke, P., Tong, W., Ewen, J.G. and Thorogood, R. (2017) Do mothers bias offspring sex ratios in carotenoid-rich environments? Behavioral Ecology, 28: 131-137.
MacLeod, K.J., Brekke, P., Ewen, J.G. and Thorogood, R. (2016) Minutes matter: brief hatching asynchrony adversely affects late-hatched hihi nestlings, but not life beyond the nest. Animal Behaviour, 119: 111-118.
MacLeod, K.J., McGhee, K.E. and Clutton-Brock, T.H. (2015) No apparent benefits of allonursing for recipient offspring and mothers in the cooperatively breeding meerkat. Journal of Animal Ecology, 84: 1050-1058.
MacLeod, K.J. and Clutton-Brock, T.H. (2014) Costs and consequences of allonursing in meerkats: cost minimization by behavioural modification. Behavioral Ecology, 26: 697-705.
MacLeod K.J. and Lukas D. (2014) Revisiting non-offspring nursing: allonursing evolves when the costs are low. Biology Letters, 10: 20140378.
Carter, A. J., Horrocks, N.P.C., Huchard, E., Logan, C.J., Lukas, D., MacLeod, K.J., Marshall, H.H., Peck, H.L., Sanderson, J.L. and Sorensen, M.C. (2014) Junior Scientists Are Sceptical of Sceptics of Open Access: A Reply to Agrawal. Trends in Plant Science, 19:339-340.
MacLeod, K. J., Neilsen, J.F. and Clutton-Brock, T.H. (2013) Factors predicting the frequency, likelihood and duration of allonursing in the cooperatively breeding meerkat. Animal Behaviour. 86: 1059–1067.
MacLeod, K.J. and Clutton-Brock, T.H. (2013) No evidence for sex ratio variation in the cooperatively breeding meerkat, Suricata suricatta. Animal Behaviour, 85: 645-653.