Sons of low-ranking female rhesus macaques can attain high dominance rank in their natal groups

Abstract

Five adult and subadult sons of middle- and low-ranking female rhesus macaques (Macaca mulatta) were observed to hold high dominance rank in their natal groups during a 12-month study at Cayo Santiago, Puerto Rico. Three of these males also experienced high mating success during at least one mating season. These findings contrast with all previously… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF02382622

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