Age related variation in male–male relationships in wild spider monkeys (Ateles geoffroyi yucatanensis)

@article{Schaffner2011AgeRV,
  title={Age related variation in male–male relationships in wild spider monkeys (Ateles geoffroyi yucatanensis)},
  author={Colleen M Schaffner and Kathy Y. Slater and Filippo Aureli},
  journal={Primates},
  year={2011},
  volume={53},
  pages={49-56}
}
In social organizations characterized by male philopatry, social relationships between males are argued to be the strongest. Little is known about the social relationships of philopatric male spider monkeys. To address this limitation, we investigated social relationships among individually recognized wild adult male spider monkeys from two well-habituated communities in the Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico, focusing on affiliative behaviors important in regulating male social relationships, including… CONTINUE READING
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