Self-wrist biting in Arashiyama-B troop of Japanese monkeys (Macaca fuscata fuscata)
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Self-wrist biting in the Arashiyama-B troop of Japanese monkeys was observed during a nearly 4-year study. In all, six monkeys were seen performing this behavioural pattern. Medium ranking monkeys belonging to the age class 2–7 years performed this behavioural pattern most frequently. A slight tendency for the diffusion of this behaviour along kinship lines was also observed.
KeywordsAnimal Ecology Behavioural Pattern Slight Tendency Japanese Monkey Kinship Line
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