Home-range size and use and territorial behavior in the common marmoset,Callithrix jacchus jacchus, at the tapacura field station, recife, Brazil

@article{Hubrecht2007HomerangeSA,
  title={Home-range size and use and territorial behavior in the common marmoset,Callithrix jacchus jacchus, at the tapacura field station, recife, Brazil},
  author={Robert C. Hubrecht},
  journal={International Journal of Primatology},
  year={2007},
  volume={6},
  pages={533-550}
}
  • R. Hubrecht
  • Published 1 October 1985
  • Environmental Science
  • International Journal of Primatology
Data were obtained both from observation and by radiolocation on the size and use of the home range of the common marmoset, Callithrix jacchus jacchus.Ranges were small compared to those of other callitrichids, varying between 0.72 to 1.62 ha, and a high proportion of the home range was used each day. The marmosets showed territorial behavior, defending an area almost equivalent to the home range. Despite this, mating between animals belonging to neighboring groups was seen. Correlations… 

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