Tamarins: Insights into monogamous and non-monogamous single female social and breeding systems.

@article{Garber2016TamarinsII,
  title={Tamarins: Insights into monogamous and non-monogamous single female social and breeding systems.},
  author={Paul A Garber and Leila M. Porter and Jennifer Spross and Anthony Di Fiore},
  journal={American journal of primatology},
  year={2016},
  volume={78 3},
  pages={298-314}
}
Tamarins are reported to live in small multimale-multifemale groups characterized by a single breeding female. Here we present information on the composition and genetic relatedness of individuals in 12 wild-trapped groups of Weddell's saddleback tamarins (Saguinus weddelli) from northern Bolivia to determine if groups are best described as nuclear or extended families suggesting social monogamy or whether groups contain several unrelated same sex adults indicative of social polyandry/polygyny… CONTINUE READING

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