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Demography ofMacaca sylvanus of Gibraltar

Abstract

The demographic structure ofMacaca sylvanus (Gibraltar) is analyzed over a 21 year period in light of human interference on this population. Social behaviour is examined in terms of its influence on the parameters investigated. The findings lead to speculations concerning the nature of homeostatic processes operating in a non-wild group.

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Burton, F.D., Sawchuk, L.A. Demography ofMacaca sylvanus of Gibraltar. Primates 15, 271–278 (1974). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF01742288

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Keywords

  • Social Behaviour
  • Animal Ecology
  • Human Interference
  • Demographic Structure
  • Homeostatic Process