Male-Driven Grooming Bouts in Mixed-Sex Dyads of Kinda Baboons (Papio kindae)

  title={Male-Driven Grooming Bouts in Mixed-Sex Dyads of Kinda Baboons (Papio kindae)},
  author={Anna H. Weyher and Jane E. Phillips-Conroy and Marc Fourrier and Clifford J. Jolly},
  journal={Folia Primatologica},
  pages={178 - 191}
The behavior of the Central African Kinda baboon (Papio kindae) is not well documented. Having previously noted distinctive grooming behavior in several Kinda baboon populations, we investigated the topic more systematically in the Kafue National Park, Zambia. We recorded the duration and details of male-female dyadic interactions (approaches, withdrawals and time spent grooming) in the early morning and late afternoon. Such interactions were more often initiated by the male and terminated by… 

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