Symmetrical patterns in non-agonistic social interactions found in unprovisioned Japanese macaques

@article{Furuichi2006SymmetricalPI,
  title={Symmetrical patterns in non-agonistic social interactions found in unprovisioned Japanese macaques},
  author={Takeshi Furuichi},
  journal={Journal of Ethology},
  year={2006},
  volume={2},
  pages={109-119}
}
Non-agonistic social interactions in an unprovisioned troop of Japanese macaques (Macaca fuscata yakui) were analyzed with the spacing between individuals, leading-following interactions, and exchange of social grooming. The most frequent interactions were found between kin-related females. Unrelated females stayed with one another rather frequently, but rarely exchanged social behaviors. Interactions between males and females were infrequent though they were occasionaly observed between high… CONTINUE READING