Locomotion and postures of red howlers in a deciduous forest-savanna interface.

@article{Ybarra1984LocomotionAP,
  title={Locomotion and postures of red howlers in a deciduous forest-savanna interface.},
  author={M A Sch{\"o}n Ybarra},
  journal={American journal of physical anthropology},
  year={1984},
  volume={63 1},
  pages={
          65-76
        }
}
Positional (postural and locomotor) patterns and substrates used by the seven adults of a free-ranging troop of red howling monkeys (Alouatta seniculus) were identified and sampled during their feeding and resting. Traveling patterns and substrates were noted but not quantified. Arboreal locomotor behaviors were pronograde quadrupedalism, some leaping, bridging, lowering, and pull up. Sitting and reclining were the most frequent postures. Tail suspension and arboreal bipedal stance were used… CONTINUE READING

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