TITLE

Infant carrying behavior in callitrichid primates: Callithrix and leontopithecus

AUTHOR(S)
Santos, Cristina V.; French, Jeffrey A.; Otta, Emma
PUB. DATE
December 1997
SOURCE
International Journal of Primatology;Dec1997, Vol. 18 Issue 6, p889
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
211786

 

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