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A study was conducted on the population and behaviour of long-tailed macaque, Macaca fascicularis and southern pigtailed macaque, M. nemestrina in Paya Bakau Park, Perak, Malaysia. Direct field observations were taken for 20 nonconsecutive days between October and December 2016. One-hour...

Author(s)
Dzulhelmi, M. N.; Suriyanti, S.; Manickam, S.
Publisher
Pakistan Agricultural Scientists Forum, Lahore, Pakistan
Citation
JAPS, Journal of Animal and Plant Sciences, 2019, 29, 2, pp 611-618
Abstract

Providing social housing for adult male macaques can be challenging. One successful strategy for long-term social housing of adult male macaques is to pair them with adult females; however, unwanted breeding must be prevented by sterilization of the male or female. Vasectomy is a simple, highly...

Author(s)
Ekanayake-Alper, D. K.; Wilson, S. R.; Scholz, J. A.
Publisher
American Association for Laboratory Animal Science, Memphis, USA
Citation
Comparative Medicine, 2018, 68, 2, pp 168-176
Abstract

A subspecies of long-tailed macaques (Macaca fascicularis aurea; Mfa) has been reported to use stone tools and a specific technique to process nuts in Southeast Asia, a behaviour known as 'pound-hammering'. The aim of this study was to examine the development of pound-hammering in long-tailed...

Author(s)
Bandini, E.; Tennie, C.
Publisher
Royal Society, London, UK
Citation
Royal Society Open Science, 2018, 5, 5, pp 171826
Abstract

Visitors, especially in large noisy crowds, have the potential to influence the life of animals in zoological institutions, the so-called visitor effect. This study aimed to evaluate the effect visitors had on four Yellow-breasted capuchins Sapajus xanthosternos at Belo Horizonte Zoo (BH Zoo),...

Author(s)
Rodrigues, N. S. S. O.; Azevedo, C. S.
Publisher
Wiley, Oxford, UK
Citation
International Zoo Yearbook, 2017, 51, 1, pp 215-224
Abstract

This paper studies two species, Hanuman langurs (Prebystic entellus) of Mount Abu from the subfamily colobine and Rhesus macacques (Macaca mulatta) of Delhi from cercopithecinae. The free ranging group of two types of monkeys were studied to understand the different behavioural adaptations...

Author(s)
Gill, T.
Publisher
Anthropological Survey of India, Kolkata, India
Citation
Journal of the Anthropological Survey of India, 2017, 66, 1/2, pp 247-260
Abstract

Behavioural responses to photos are often used to infer what animals understand about their social environment, but are rarely validated against the same stimuli in real life. If subjects' responses to photos do not reflect responses to the same live stimuli, it is difficult to conclude what...

Author(s)
Morton, F. B.; Brosnan, S. F.; Prétôt, L.; Buchanan-Smith, H. M.; O'Sullivan, E.; Stocker, M.; D'Mello, D.; Wilson, V. A. D.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Behavioural Processes, 2016, 124, pp 38-46
Abstract

The formation and modification of social groups in captivity are delicate management tasks. The ability for personnel to anticipate changes in group dynamics following compositional changes can increase the likelihood of successful management with minimized injury or social instability. Hamadryas...

Author(s)
Ryan, A. M.; Hauber, M. E.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Hoboken, USA
Citation
Zoo Biology, 2016, 35, 2, pp 137-146
Abstract

There are some predictable patterns of trauma in captive rhesus macaque (Macaca mulatta) social groups. Several factors have been documented to contribute to these patterns, including group formation of unrelated animals, and the establishment of dominance ranks. Here, we report on how socially...

Author(s)
Stavisky, R. C.; Ramsey, J. K.; Meeker, T.; Stovall, M.; Crane, M. M.
Publisher
Wiley, Hoboken, USA
Citation
American Journal of Primatology, 2018, 80, 3, pp e22742
Abstract

This third edition of "Animal Welfare" has 407 pages and is divided into five parts. Part I, Issues, introduces the background and philosophy of the subject. Part II covers problems for animal welfare, starting in chapter 3 with the animal's interactions with its environment. The following four...

Author(s)
Appleby, M. C.; Olsson, I. A. S.; Galindo, F.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390202)
Publisher
CAB International, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Animal welfare, 2018, Ed. 3, pp xii + 407 pp.
Abstract

Previous studies of nonhuman primates have found relationships between health and individual differences in personality, behavior, and social status. However, despite knowing these factors are intercorrelated, many studies focus only on a single measure, for example, rank. Consequently, it is...

Author(s)
Robinson, L. M.; Coleman, K.; Capitanio, J. P.; Gottlieb, D. H.; Handel, I. G.; Adams, M. J.; Leach, M. C.; Waran, N. K.; Weiss, A.
Publisher
Wiley, Hoboken, USA
Citation
American Journal of Primatology, 2018, 80, 2, pp e22739

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