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Introductions of new males into captive primate groups are often necessary to prevent inbreeding, but also bear high social risks. To minimize these risks, it is crucial to understand the social behaviour accompanying male introductions. While the behaviour of new males is generally understood,...

Author(s)
Rox, A.; Vries, H. de; Louwerse, A. L.; Sterck, E. H. M.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 2018, 207, pp 89-97
Abstract

Social dynamics and maintenance of social cohesion were studied by analysing social interventions in two groups of horses consisting of adult mares, their offspring, adult geldings and sub-adults. The animals were observed for a total of 1316 h. All relevant dyadic and triadic social interactions,...

Author(s)
VanDierendonck, M. C.; Vries, H. de; Schilder, M. B. H.; Colenbrander, B.; Þorhallsdóttir, A. G.; Sigurjónsdóttir, H.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 2009, 116, 1, pp 67-73