Mother-infant interactions of wild-born, individually-caged cynomolgus monkeys (Macaca fascicularis) during the first 14 weeks of infant life

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This study documents age-related changes in the interactions of wild-born cynomolgus macaque mothers and their infants living in individual cages during the first 14 weeks of infant life. Body contact between mother and infant, maternal holding, and infant sucking were found to decrease, and the mothers showed an increased frequency of aggression toward… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF02380943

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@article{Nakamichi2006MotherinfantIO, title={Mother-infant interactions of wild-born, individually-caged cynomolgus monkeys (Macaca fascicularis) during the first 14 weeks of infant life}, author={Masayuki Nakamichi and Fumiaki Cho and Tetsuhiro Minami}, journal={Primates}, year={2006}, volume={31}, pages={213-224} }