A longitudinal study of age-specific reproductive output and body condition among male rhesus macaques, Macaca mulatta

@article{Bercovitch2003ALS,
  title={A longitudinal study of age-specific reproductive output and body condition among male rhesus macaques, Macaca mulatta},
  author={Fred B. Bercovitch and Anja Widdig and Andrea Trefilov and Matt J. Kessler and John D. Berard and Joerg Schmidtke and Peter N{\"u}rnberg and Michael Krawczak},
  journal={Naturwissenschaften},
  year={2003},
  volume={90},
  pages={309-312}
}
In many mammalian species, male reproductive success appears to climb sharply at young adulthood, form a brief plateau during prime ages, and decline among older animals, a pattern often attributed to reduced physical condition with ageing. However, solid evidence to either substantiate or refute this profile among nonhuman primates is lacking. Here, we… CONTINUE READING