Social relationships between immigrant and resident bonobo (Pan paniscus) females at Wamba.

@article{Idani1991SocialRB,
  title={Social relationships between immigrant and resident bonobo (Pan paniscus) females at Wamba.},
  author={G Idani},
  journal={Folia primatologica; international journal of primatology},
  year={1991},
  volume={57 2},
  pages={83-95}
}
  • G Idani
  • Published 1991 in
    Folia primatologica; international journal of…
Social relations and behaviours of adolescent female pygmy chimpanzees (Pan paniscus) that migrated between unit groups were studied at Wamba, Zaïre. Each immigrant female selected one particular resident female, a 'specific senior female' (SSF) and frequently approached and followed her. Affinitive behaviours (e.g. grooming, genitogenital rubbing) were frequently performed between the immigrant and her SSF. Most affinitive behaviours were more likely to be initiated by the immigrant than by… CONTINUE READING