Estrous behavior of free-ranging rhesus monkeys (Macaca mulatta)

@article{Loy2005EstrousBO,
  title={Estrous behavior of free-ranging rhesus monkeys (Macaca mulatta)},
  author={James Loy},
  journal={Primates},
  year={2005},
  volume={12},
  pages={1-31}
}
The sexual behavior of a group of free-ranging rhesus monkeys (Macaca mulatta) was studied for 13 consecutive months in an attempt to determine whether or not sexual activity occurred year-round, and the importance of sexual attraction to rhesus monkey social organization. Estrous behavior was seen both inter-menstrually and peri-menstrually, producing a shorter mean estrous cycle length than reported by other workers. New data was gathered on the interrelationships among age, dominance rank… CONTINUE READING