Understanding escalated aggression over food resources in white-faced capuchin monkeys

@article{Vogel2007UnderstandingEA,
  title={Understanding escalated aggression over food resources in white-faced capuchin monkeys},
  author={Erin R Vogel and Stephen B Munch and Charles H Janson},
  journal={Animal Behaviour},
  year={2007},
  volume={74},
  pages={71-80}
}
Escalated aggression has been studied both theoretically and empirically in many species of organisms. Most studies have focused on individuals competing for mates, territories or rank within a social hierarchy. In nonhuman primates, dyadic aggression has been studied in the context of feeding trees, whereas coalitions have been studied primarily in the context of mate or rank acquisition. Although coalitions can represent a substantial fraction of agonistic interactions at feeding trees, most… CONTINUE READING

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