Female dominance in blue-eyed black lemurs (Eulemur macaco flavifrons)

  title={Female dominance in blue-eyed black lemurs (Eulemur macaco flavifrons)},
  author={Leslie J. Digby and Sonya M Kahlenberg},
Female dominance is unusual among mammals and has been described in detail for only a handful of species. Here we present data on the frequency and outcome of dominance interactions in seven semi-free ranging and captive groups of blue-eyed black lemurs (Eulemur macaco flavifrons) housed at the Duke University Primate Center. We collected over 260 hours of focal data during which all occurrences of dominant-subordinate interactions were recorded. We collected data outside the typical breeding… 
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