Temperament in rhesus, long-tailed, and pigtailed macaques varies by species and sex.

  title={Temperament in rhesus, long-tailed, and pigtailed macaques varies by species and sex.},
  author={Adrienne F Sussman and James C. Ha and Kathy L Bentson and Carolyn M. Crockett},
  journal={American journal of primatology},
  volume={75 4},
Temperament differs among individuals both within and between species. Evidence suggests that differences in temperament of group members may parallel differences in social behavior among groups or between species. Here, we compared temperament between three closely related species of monkey-rhesus (Macaca mulatta), long-tailed (M. fascicularis), and pigtailed (M. nemestrina) macaques-using cage-front behavioral observations of individually housed monkeys at a National Primate Research Center… CONTINUE READING
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