Social development in three species of macaque ( Macaca mulatta , M. fascicularis , M. tonkeana ): A preliminary report on the first ten weeks of life

  title={Social development in three species of macaque (
 Macaca mulatta
 M. fascicularis
 M. tonkeana
 ): A preliminary report on the first ten weeks of life},
  author={Bernard Thierry},
  journal={Behavioural Processes},
  • B. Thierry
  • Published 1 June 1985
  • Medicine, Biology
  • Behavioural Processes
The development of social relations was studied in 11 infant monkeys over the first ten weeks of life : 5 subjects in a rhesus macaque group (Macaca mulatta ), 3 in a long-tailed macaque group (M. fascicularis ) and 3 in a Tonkean macaque group (M. tonkeana ). Tonkean infants were found to interact with many different group members because of the permissiveness of their mothers, while social contacts of rhesus and long-tailed infants are less varied due to the restrictiveness of their mothers… Expand
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