Discrimination of macaques by macaques: the case of Sulawesi species

  title={Discrimination of macaques by macaques: the case of Sulawesi species},
  author={K. Fujita and K. Watanabe and T. H. Widarto and B. Suryobroto},
  • K. Fujita, K. Watanabe, +1 author B. Suryobroto
  • Published 2006
  • Biology
  • Primates
  • A series of work by the first author have demonstrated that many macaque species show a visual preference for the pictures of their own species when the monkeys actively press a lever to see the pictures. We expanded this study to Sulawesi macaques kept as a pet by local people with slight modification. All seven species of Sulawesi macaques were passively exposed to a variety of colored slides of Sulawesi macaques. The experimenter recorded the duration of visual fixation onto the pictures… CONTINUE READING
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