Time budget of the green monkey,Cercopithecus sabaeus: Some optimal strategies

@article{Harrison2007TimeBO,
  title={Time budget of the green monkey,Cercopithecus sabaeus: Some optimal strategies},
  author={Michael J. S. Harrison},
  journal={International Journal of Primatology},
  year={2007},
  volume={6},
  pages={351-376}
}
Members of a single group of green monkeys spent, on average, 44.8% of their waking time foraging, 46.7% resting, and 8.5% in social activities, over 1 year. There was significant variation in activity budgets over months (ranging from 35 to 55% of the time spent feeding). Diurnal rhythms of feeding and ranging were influenced by the daily cycle of temperature in predictable ways in different seasons: in the dry season, activity was reduced if it was too hot or too cold, while the temperature… CONTINUE READING