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- Wagner, R. Steven, et al. Show all 7 Authors
- Anthrozoös 2013 v.26 no.3 pp. 435-444
- Macaca; adults; aggression; females; infant mortality; infants; juveniles; males; monkeys; tourism; tourists; weaning; China
- ... Previous studies of habituated Tibetan macaques (Macaca thibetana) at Mt. Huangshan, China demonstrated the negative impact that some tourism management strategies had on monkeys' annual infant mortality, but data on precise causes and perpetrators of infant injuries were not available. We worked at the same site and recorded rates of aggression that older monkeys directed toward group infants as ...
- Wagner, R. Steven, et al. Show all 4 Authors
- Anthrozoös 2006 v.19 no.2 pp. 158-168
- Macaca; adults; aggression; anthropogenic activities; ecotourism; habituation; human behavior; human-animal relations; humans; juveniles; monkeys; tourists; wildlife
- ... Ecotourism is a growing sector of the tourism industry, but few studies to date have quantified its impacts on local people, tourists and wildlife. We present a preliminary study on threat and affiliative behaviors of two groups of free-ranging Tibetan macaques (Macaca thibetana) as a function of habituation and tourist presence. Data indicate that the less habituated group spent less time within ...