Which adult male savanna baboons form coalitions?

  title={Which adult male savanna baboons form coalitions?},
  author={Ronald No{\"e} and Albertha A. Sluijter},
  journal={International Journal of Primatology},
We investigated the mechanism of alliance formation among adult male savanna baboons by comparing the characteristics of males that formed coalitions frequently with males that never or seldom took part in coalitions. We observed three groups: two of Papio cynocephalus cynocephalusin Amboseli National Park, Kenya, and one of P. c. anubisin the vicinity of Gilgil, Kenya. We considered four hypotheses: (1) Males must be familiar with each other, (2) males must have an affinitive bond, (3) males… CONTINUE READING

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