Embraces and Grooming in Captive Spider Monkeys

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Relatively little information is available regarding the role of social grooming and embraces in spider monkeys that live in fission-fusion societies in which individuals are usually split into subgroups. We investigated whether embraces and grooming have similar roles in captive spider monkeys by examining their occurrence in two contexts. One context was… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s10764-005-6460-6

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