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Impact of male takeover on Intra-unit sexual interactions and subsequent interbirth interval in wild Rhinopithecus roxellana

Zhao, Dapeng; Li, Baoguo; Groves, Colin; Watanabe, Kunio


Data were collected on sexual interactions before and after a male takeover of a one-male unit (OMU) of Sichuan snub-nosed monkeys (Rhinopithecus roxellana) in the Qinling Mountains, China. The original unit consisted of an adult male, 2 adult and 2 subadult females, 2 female juveniles and a single infant. Following the takeover, the new resident male copulated with 1 adult female, which was not lactating. Subsequent to the disappearance of her infant, the second (lactating female) entered...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2008
Type: Journal article
Source: Folia primatologica: international journal of primatology
DOI: 10.1159/000109469


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