Human-introduced long-term traditions in wild redfronted lemurs?

  title={Human-introduced long-term traditions in wild redfronted lemurs?},
  author={Anna Viktoria Schnoell and Marie Theres Dittmann and Claudia Fichtel},
  booktitle={Animal Cognition},
Behavioural traditions have only been described for a small subset of species, and the factors responsible for the maintenance of traditions over time are unclear. Redfronted lemurs are known to learn socially but traditions have not been described in the wild. We conducted a social diffusion experiment over three experimental years with artificial feeding boxes that could be opened in two different ways (pushing or pulling a door). Six out of 14 individuals that participated in at least 2… CONTINUE READING
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