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Primates

, Volume 19, Issue 4, pp 749–754 | Cite as

Male-male interactions with dead infants inMacaca sylvanus

  • Ellen Merz
Short Communications

Abstract

Infants ofMacaca sylvanus are often involved in male-male interactions. Very similar interactions occur also with dead infants. The present paper describes male-male interactions with dead infants and emphasizes similarities and differences between these and those involving live infants. Causation is also briefly discussed.

Keywords

Animal Ecology Similar Interaction Live Infant Dead Infant 
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© Japan Monkey Centre 1978

Authors and Affiliations

  • Ellen Merz
    • 1
  1. 1.Basle UniversitySwitzerland

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