Adaptive significance of sex ratio adjustment in semifree-ranging Barbary macaques (Macaca sylvanus) at Salem

@article{Paul2004AdaptiveSO,
  title={Adaptive significance of sex ratio adjustment in semifree-ranging Barbary macaques (Macaca sylvanus) at Salem},
  author={Andreas Paul and Jutta Kuester},
  journal={Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology},
  year={2004},
  volume={27},
  pages={287-293}
}
New data on the secondary sex ratio in semi-free-ranging Barbary macaques at Salem confirm the observation that the offspring of high-ranking females in this colony are biased towards sons while the offspring of low-ranking females are biased towards daughters. Analysis of interbirth intervals yielded no consistent differences in the relative costs of… CONTINUE READING