Stone banging by wild capuchin monkeys: an unusual auditory display.

@article{Moura2007StoneBB,
  title={Stone banging by wild capuchin monkeys: an unusual auditory display.},
  author={Antonio Christian de A. Moura},
  journal={Folia primatologica; international journal of primatology},
  year={2007},
  volume={78 1},
  pages={36-45}
}
Primates often react to possible predators by using intimidation displays, although the occurrence of these displays is dependent on the risk of predation. Functional explanations for these kinds of displays range from sexual selection to predator deterrence. The ability to respond to different predators can be socially acquired, and social traditions could explain population differences in response to the same potential predator. Here I report wild groups of Cebus apella libidinosus banging… CONTINUE READING
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