Dispersal in male ursine colobus monkeys (Colobus vellerosus): influence of age, rank and contact with other groups on dispersal decisions

@inproceedings{Teichroeb2011DispersalIM,
  title={Dispersal in male ursine colobus monkeys (Colobus vellerosus): influence of age, rank and contact with other groups on dispersal decisions},
  author={Julie A Teichroeb and Eva C. Wikberg and Pascale Sicotte},
  year={2011}
}
[Dispersal is male-biased in ursine colobus monkeys ( Colobus vellerosus ), although female dispersal also occurs (Teichroeb et al., 2009). Here we describe the process of male dispersal and its connection with between-group encounters (BGEs, N = 444) and male incursions (when males left their group and approached within 50 m of another group; N = 128) at the Boabeng-Fiema Monkey Sanctuary in central Ghana. Through BGEs and incursions, particularly those with non-aggressive interactions between… CONTINUE READING

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