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Nonhuman primates host a variety of gastrointestinal parasites that infect individuals through different transmission routes. Social contact among group members (e.g., body contact, grooming) brings the risk of parasite infection, especially when the pathogen infection is directly transmitted....

Author(s)
Tiddi, B.; Pfoh, R.; Agostini, I.
Publisher
Springer-Japan, Tokyo, Japan
Citation
Primates, 2019, 60, 3, pp 297-306
Abstract

Regurgitation and reingestion (R/R) is an abnormal behavior observed in great apes analogous to rumination syndrome in humans. A majority of the research on R/R in non-human primates has focused on gorillas and chimpanzees with little information relating to other species that also engage in this...

Author(s)
Miller, L. J.; Tobey, J. R.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 2012, 141, 1/2, pp 65-70
Abstract

A scientific methodology in general should provide two things: first, a means of explanation and, second, a mechanism for improving that explanation. Agent-based modelling (ABM) is a method that facilitates exploring the collective effects of individual action selection. The explanatory force of...

Author(s)
Bryson, J. J.; Ando, Y.; Lehmann, H.
Publisher
Royal Society, London, UK
Citation
Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B. Biological Sciences, 2007, 362, 1485, pp 1685-1698