Abortions in free ranging Hanuman langurs (Presbytis entellus) — a male induced strategy?

@article{Agoramoorthy1988AbortionsIF,
  title={Abortions in free ranging Hanuman langurs (Presbytis entellus) — a male induced strategy?},
  author={G. Agoramoorthy and S. M. Mohnot and V. Sommer and A. Srivastava},
  journal={Human Evolution},
  year={1988},
  volume={3},
  pages={297-308}
}
During a 10-year long term study, 6 eye-witnessed and 1 pressumed cases of abortions occurred in 3 one-male bisexual troops of free ranging langurs (Presbytis entellus) near Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India. The age of the unborns varied from 35 to about 200 days. The subsequent birth interval ranged between 7.1–21.1 months. 2 miscarriages occurred during stable periods of residency of a single male. 5 cases occurred prior to or after infanticide in connection with male changes. In one case a female… Expand
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