Do Adult Male Spider Monkeys (Ateles geoffroyi) Preferentially Handle Male Infants?


Infant tolerance by adult males has been observed in many primate species with multimale–multifemale mating systems, but males do not usually initiate interactions with infants. In male philopatric species, such as spider monkeys, adult males within a community exhibit high levels of cooperation and affiliation, and they might therefore be motivated to… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s10764-012-9610-7


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