Activity patterns of a troop of Japanese monkeys (Macaca fuscata yakui) on Yakushima Island, Japan

@article{Maruhashi2006ActivityPO,
  title={Activity patterns of a troop of Japanese monkeys (Macaca fuscata yakui) on Yakushima Island, Japan},
  author={Tamaki Maruhashi},
  journal={Primates},
  year={2006},
  volume={22},
  pages={1-14}
}
Activity patterns of Japanese monkeys (Macaca fuscata) were observed for 240 hr from August to December 1976 on the western slope of Mt. Kuniwari, Yakushima Island, Japan. Activity patterns and the time budget of a habituated wild troop which consisted of 47 animals in August 1976, were studied quantitatively by using the scan-sampling method at 15-min intervals. Six thousand seven hundred and six animals were recorded in 959 scans during the study period and the mean number of animals seen per… CONTINUE READING
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