Sexual swelling, receptivity, and grouping of wild pygmy chimpanzee females at Wamba, Zaïre

@article{Furuichi2006SexualSR,
  title={Sexual swelling, receptivity, and grouping of wild pygmy chimpanzee females at Wamba, Za{\"i}re},
  author={Takeshi Furuichi},
  journal={Primates},
  year={2006},
  volume={28},
  pages={309-318}
}
The sexual swelling and copulatory behavior of ten pygmy chimpanzee (Pan paniscus) females in a wild group were studied at Wamba, Republic of Zaïre. Since the maximum size of the sexual skin revealed great individual variations depending on age and adolescent females showed little cyclic fluctuation in size, the sexual swelling was measured according to its firmness which periodically fluctuated in all age classes. The duration of maximum swelling and the cycle length were longer inP. paniscus… CONTINUE READING
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