Effects of a Typhoon on Foraging Behavior and Foraging Success of Macaca fuscata on Kinkazan Island, Northern Japan

Abstract

We studied the effects of typhoon damage on the food habits, time budgets, and moving distances of Japanese macaques (Macaca fuscata) on Kinkazan Island, northern Japan. Before the typhoon (pre-typhoon phase), the macaques fed on various food items, including fruit in trees (Swida macrophylla) and nuts (Torreya nucifera) on the ground. After the typhoon… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s10764-008-9293-2

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