Chimpanzee (Pan troglodytes) responses to caregiver use of chimpanzee behaviors.

  title={Chimpanzee (Pan troglodytes) responses to caregiver use of chimpanzee behaviors.},
  author={Mary Lee Abshire Jensvold},
  journal={Zoo biology},
  volume={27 5},
The relationships between captive primates and their caregivers are critical ones and can affect animal welfare. Friendly relationships can improve quality of life; adversely, agonistic relationships can decrease quality of life. Caregivers in and of themselves should not be stressful to their charges, instead the caregivers' behaviors and the nature of their interactions with captive primates is likely the basis for the stress. One method to promote positive relationships in the captive… CONTINUE READING
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