Sociosexual behavior of captive sichuan golden monkeys (Rhinopithecus roxellana)

  title={Sociosexual behavior of captive sichuan golden monkeys (Rhinopithecus roxellana)},
  author={Arthur Sir Clarke},
The Sichuan golden snub-nosed monkey, Rhinopithecus roxellana, is an endangered Colobine endemic to China. The social and reproductive behavior of this species are little known, and it has rarely been kept in captivity outside China. Results from observations of a captive golden monkey pair revealed some unusual details of sociosexual behavior. Both members of the pair mounted one other, and female mounting of the male occurred nearly as often as the reverse. Male mounts were always preceded by… CONTINUE READING