Grooming site preferences determined by lice infection among Japanese macaques in Arashiyama

@article{Zamma2002GroomingSP,
  title={Grooming site preferences determined by lice infection among Japanese macaques in Arashiyama},
  author={Koichiro Zamma},
  journal={Primates},
  year={2002},
  volume={43},
  pages={41-49}
}
I investigated the effect of the density of louse eggs (Pedicinus obtusus andP. eurygaster) on grooming site preferences in Japanese macaques (Macaca fuscata). Louse eggs were more often found on the outer side of the body (upper back, lower back, outer arms, and outer legs) than on the inner side of the body (chest, belly, inner arms, and inner legs… CONTINUE READING