Reconciliation and consolation in captive bonobos (Pan paniscus)

  title={Reconciliation and consolation in captive bonobos (Pan paniscus)},
  author={E. Palagi and T. Paoli and S. B. Tarli},
  journal={American Journal of Primatology},
  • E. Palagi, T. Paoli, S. B. Tarli
  • Published 2004
  • Biology, Medicine
  • American Journal of Primatology
  • Although reconciliation in bonobos (Pan paniscus) has previously been described, it has not been analyzed heretofore by the postconflict (PC) match‐control (MC) method. Furthermore, although reconciliation has been investigated before in this species, consolation has not. In this study we analyzed agonistic and affiliative contacts in all sex‐class combinations to clarify and reevaluate the occurrence of reconciliation in bonobos via the PC‐MC method. We also investigated the occurrence of… CONTINUE READING
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