The recognition of social alliances by vervet monkeys

@article{Cheney1986TheRO,
  title={The recognition of social alliances by vervet monkeys},
  author={Dorothy L Cheney and Robert M. Seyfarth},
  journal={Animal Behaviour},
  year={1986},
  volume={34},
  pages={1722-1731}
}
Abstract Vervet monkeys ( Cercopithecus aethiops ) are significantly more likely to threaten a particular individual if they have previously been involved in a fight with that individual's close kin. They thus show evidence of recognizing that certain individuals associate regularly with each other. Vervets over the age of 3 years are also significantly more likely to threaten a particular individual if that individual's close kin and their own close kin have previously been involved in a fight… Expand
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