, Volume 20, Issue 2, pp 289–292 | Cite as

Grooming in the mantled howler monkey,Alouatta palliataGray

  • Clara B. Jones
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Dominant individuals groom subordinates in the mantled howler monkey. This relationship is previously unreported for the species and is a characteristic that howler monkeys share with many birds and mammals.


Animal Ecology Howler Monkey Dominant Individual Mantle Howler Monkey 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Clara B. Jones
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  1. 1.Cornell UniversityUSA

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