Females, male competition and gray langur troop structure.

@article{Curtin1982FemalesMC,
  title={Females, male competition and gray langur troop structure.},
  author={Richard A. Curtin},
  journal={Folia primatologica; international journal of primatology},
  year={1982},
  volume={37 3-4},
  pages={
          216-27
        }
}
  • R. Curtin
  • Published 1982
  • Psychology
  • Folia primatologica; international journal of primatology
During the course of an ongoing investigation of the effects of mother-infant separation on development in gray langur monkeys (Presbytis entellus), a series of 4 mothers of approximately 6-month-old infants were removed from their social groups and placed in a captive all-male group for 2-week periods. The male group contained 3 sexually mature animals and 1 juvenile and was within the range of variation observed in the wild. One of the introduced females came into estrus while with the male… 
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