The variable social organization of hanuman langurs(Presbytis entellus), infanticide, and the monopolization of females

  • Paul Newton
  • Published 2007 in International Journal of Primatology

Abstract

Data from 24 wild populations of hanuman langurs (Presbytis entellus)in south Asia are used to test hypotheses seeking to explain variation in troop structure and the incidence of infanticide. The occurrence of infanticide is associated with a one-male troop structure and not with a high density. The density, predation, and economic-advantage hypotheses, as… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF02740198

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@article{Newton2007TheVS, title={The variable social organization of hanuman langurs(Presbytis entellus), infanticide, and the monopolization of females}, author={Paul Newton}, journal={International Journal of Primatology}, year={2007}, volume={9}, pages={59-77} }