Social monitoring and vigilance behavior in brown capuchin monkeys (Cebus apella)

  title={Social monitoring and vigilance behavior in brown capuchin monkeys (Cebus apella)},
  author={Ben Hirsch},
  journal={Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology},
I investigated the vigilance behavior of brown capuchin monkeys (Cebus apella) in Iguazu, Argentina to determine the relative importance of anti-predatory vigilance versus social monitoring. Predator detection has been found to be the major factor driving vigilance patterns in other populations of Cebus, and a positive relationship between vigilance and the number of nearby neighbors has been found. In the Iguazu population, social monitoring is the primary function of vigilance, as indicated… CONTINUE READING

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