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Biomedical facilities across the nation and worldwide aim to develop cost-effective methods for the reproductive management of macaque breeding groups, typically by housing macaques in large, multi-male multi-female social groups that provide monkey subjects for research as well as appropriate...

Author(s)
McCowan, B.; Beisner, B.; Hannibal, D.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Behavioural Processes, 2018, 156, pp 77-82
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

New management strategies for detecting social instabilities and promoting social cohesion are needed to reduce aggression-based morbidity and mortality among captive groups of rhesus macaques. This study was conducted to determine the utility of social network analysis for deciphering patterns of...

Author(s)
McCowan, B.; Anderson, K.; Heagarty, A.; Cameron, A.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 2008, 109, 2/4, pp 396-405