Factors affecting party size and composition of chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes verus) Bossou, Guinea

@article{Sakura2007FactorsAP,
  title={Factors affecting party size and composition of chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes verus) Bossou, Guinea},
  author={Osamu Sakura},
  journal={International Journal of Primatology},
  year={2007},
  volume={15},
  pages={167-183}
}
I studied the party sizes of western chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes verus)and factors assumed to affect them at Bossou, Republic of Guinea, West Africa. Party size is negatively correlated with feeding ratio, and larger parties tend to be formed in more dangerous situations (i.e. crossing roads with much traffic). When parties included estrous females, young (i.e., late juvenile and adolescent) males tended to forage with them, independently from their mothers. Lactating females with infants… CONTINUE READING