Infant carrying behavior in callitrichid primates: Callithrix and leontopithecus

Santos, Cristina V.; French, Jeffrey A.; Otta, Emma
December 1997
International Journal of Primatology;Dec1997, Vol. 18 Issue 6, p889
Academic Journal
Presents information on the care of offspring while presenting data on patterns of infant carrying in social groups of two taxa of callitrichid primates (Callithrix and Leontopithecus) throughout the first 3 months of infant life. What these differences may be attributed to; Evaluation of patterns of care in small and large groups; Suggestions from the results.


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