Agonistic and grooming behavior of captive crowned lemurs (Lemur coronatus) during the breeding season

@article{Kappeler1989AgonisticAG,
  title={Agonistic and grooming behavior of captive crowned lemurs (Lemur coronatus) during the breeding season},
  author={Peter M. Kappeler},
  journal={Human Evolution},
  year={1989},
  volume={4},
  pages={207-215}
}
  • Peter M. Kappeler
  • Published 1989
  • Biology
  • Captive breeding of rare and endangered prosimians may be enhanced by an increased understanding of all aspects of their seasonal mating behavior. In this study, the agonistic and grooming behaior of captiveL. coronatus were studied during their annual breeding season. Between October and March, selected aspects of agonistic and grooming behavior of four male-female groups were recorded. Males initiated significantly more allogrooming than females. The frequency of this behavior pattern… CONTINUE READING

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