The Organization of Collective Group Movements in Wild Barbary Macaques (Macaca sylvanus): Social Structure Drives Processes of Group Coordination in Macaques

@inproceedings{Seltmann2013TheOO,
  title={The Organization of Collective Group Movements in Wild Barbary Macaques (Macaca sylvanus): Social Structure Drives Processes of Group Coordination in Macaques},
  author={Anne Seltmann and Bonaventura Majolo and Oliver Sch{\"u}lke and Julia Ostner},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2013}
}
Social animals have to coordinate activities and collective movements to benefit from the advantages of group living. Animals in large groups maintain cohesion by self-organization processes whereas in smaller groups consensus decisions can be reached. Where consensus decisions are relevant leadership may emerge. Variation in the organization of collective… CONTINUE READING