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Age of sexual maturity in the stump-tailed macaque (Macaca arctoides): A birth from laboratory born parents

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Abstract

Data are given for sexual maturation in a male (fertile mating at 3.25 years post-natal) and female (fertile mating at 3.0 years post-natal)M. arctoides. Comparisons with data forM. mulatta andM. fuscata suggest that these ages are unusually early for macaques.

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Trollope, J., Blurton Jones, N.G. Age of sexual maturity in the stump-tailed macaque (Macaca arctoides): A birth from laboratory born parents. Primates 13, 229–230 (1972). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF01840883

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Keywords

  • Animal Ecology
  • Data forM
  • Sexual Maturity
  • Sexual Maturation
  • Macaca Arctoides