Male takeover in Colobus vellerosus at Boabeng-Fiema Monkey Sanctuary, central Ghana

@article{Saj2004MaleTI,
  title={Male takeover in Colobus vellerosus at Boabeng-Fiema Monkey Sanctuary, central Ghana},
  author={Tania L. Saj and Pascal Sicotte},
  journal={Primates},
  year={2004},
  volume={46},
  pages={211-214}
}
We describe a case of male takeover in the ursine black-and-white colobus (Colobus vellerosus). In April 2001, an all-male group attacked and eventually invaded our uni-male study group. Aggression increased following the takeover and the former resident male, severely wounded, became peripheral. The youngest immature received severe aggression from the new males but survived. The immature’s mother intervened in most instances of this aggression. Eventually, the former resident male re… CONTINUE READING

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