Sociality in a nocturnal “solitary” prosimian:Galago crassicaudatus

@article{Clark2007SocialityIA,
  title={Sociality in a nocturnal “solitary” prosimian:Galago crassicaudatus},
  author={Anne Barrett Clark},
  journal={International Journal of Primatology},
  year={2007},
  volume={6},
  pages={581-600}
}
A 16-month field study of the nocturnal prosimianGalago crassicaudatus umbrosus in the Northern Transvaal, South Africa, revealed extensive homerange overlaps between adults of both sexes, age-graded male tolerance, and a high rate of direct affiliative contact between individuals of most age-sex classes. These results contrast with the general characterization of nocturnal lorisid sociality given by Charles-Dominique (1978). Nocturnal prosimians’ dispersion while foraging supports the… CONTINUE READING

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