Male Homosexual Behavior in a Free-Ranging All-Male Group of Japanese Macaques at Minoo, Japan

@article{Leca2014MaleHB,
  title={Male Homosexual Behavior in a Free-Ranging All-Male Group of Japanese Macaques at Minoo, Japan},
  author={Jean-Baptiste Leca and No{\"e}lle Gunst and Paul L. Vasey},
  journal={Archives of Sexual Behavior},
  year={2014},
  volume={43},
  pages={853-861}
}
We documented nine male homosexual consortships within three different male–male dyads in a free-ranging all-male group of Japanese macaques (Macaca fuscata), at Minoo, Japan. A total of 63 male–male mounts were observed during these consortships. Male homosexual interactions shared most of the behavioral components that have been reported to characterize heterosexual and female homosexual consortships in this species. Convergent behavioral data, including analysis of male–male solicitations… Expand
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