How social relationships influence a monkey's choice of feeding sites in the troop of Japanese macaques (Macaca fuscata fuscata) on Koshima islet

Abstract

When the individual Japanese macaques of the Koshima troop feed on natural food, they usually feed alone. In situations where animals usually feed without other animals, there is a possibility that subordinate animals may avoid feeding sites at which dominant animals are feeding. This paper examines whether social relationships such as kinship or dominance… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF02381207

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