Tree-rubbing behavior of a solitary male howler monkey
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On Barro Colorado Island, Panama, a solitary male howler monkey (Alouatta palliata) was observed copulating with a female member of a troop. A unique tree-rubbing behavior was then performed by the male. Within two weeks he was the dominant male in that troop.
KeywordsAnimal Ecology Dominant Male Howler Monkey Female Member Male Howler
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