An overview of the food intake patterns of the Cayo Santiago rhesus monkeys (Macaca mulatta): report of a pilot study.

@article{Marriott1989AnOO,
  title={An overview of the food intake patterns of the Cayo Santiago rhesus monkeys (Macaca mulatta): report of a pilot study.},
  author={Bernadette M. Marriott and Juergen Roemer and Chand Sultana},
  journal={Puerto Rico health sciences journal},
  year={1989},
  volume={8 1},
  pages={87-94}
}
The food ingestion patterns of the rhesus monkeys (Macaca mulatta) of Group L on Cayo Santiago were quantitatively recorded during two months which coincided with the annual breeding season. Three methods of sampling were used concurrently: interval scan sampling, group location mapping and focal animal observation. These data generated time budgets and specifics about foods selected by six age/sex classes of animals. Overall the animals spent 10.8% of their time engaged in eating. This eating… CONTINUE READING

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