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- Wagner, R. Steven, et al. Show all 8 Authors
- Animal behaviour 2018 v.146 pp. 51-61
- Macaca; animal behavior; cohesion; decision making; females; social behavior; social networks; structural equation modeling; China
- ... Social organisms make collective decisions during group movement, thereby remaining cohesive and providing the ecological and evolutionary benefits of sociality. The ability for groups to make successful collective decisions is dependent on relationships between leaders and followers. We investigated how consistent followers (a fan structure) facilitated successful group movement in a group of Tib ...
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- 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 ...