Nonmaternal Infant Handling in Wild White-Headed Langurs (Trachypithecus leucocephalus)

@article{Jin2015NonmaternalIH,
  title={Nonmaternal Infant Handling in Wild White-Headed Langurs (Trachypithecus leucocephalus)},
  author={Tong Jin and Deming Wang and Wenshi Pan and M Yao},
  journal={International Journal of Primatology},
  year={2015},
  volume={36},
  pages={269-287}
}
Infants of many primate species have extensive interactions with group members other than their mothers, which can affect an infant’s fitness. Patterns of nonmaternal infant handling vary according to the mother’s response as well as the number, sex, age, and dominance ranks of social partners. The primary goal of this study was to identify the basic pattern and explore the function of nonmaternal infant handling behavior in wild white-headed langurs (Trachypithecus leucocephalus) at the… CONTINUE READING
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