Patterns of social preference across different social contexts in golden lion tamarins (Leontopithecus rosalia).

@article{Inglett1990PatternsOS,
  title={Patterns of social preference across different social contexts in golden lion tamarins (Leontopithecus rosalia).},
  author={B J Inglett and J. Austin French and Theresa Dethlefs},
  journal={Journal of comparative psychology},
  year={1990},
  volume={104 2},
  pages={131-9}
}
We investigated the role of mutual and circumstantial factors in maintaining exclusive social relationships in a New World primate. Four breeding pairs of golden lion tamarins (Leontopithecus rosalia rosalia) were allowed to interact with their mate or an unfamiliar, opposite-sex adult in each of 4 different social contexts: in view of the mate, out of the mate's view, with only the mate present, and with only the unfamiliar animal present. Males and females were in proximity to, approached… CONTINUE READING