Vigilance in single- and mixed-species groups of tamarins (Saguinus labiatus and Saguinus

Hardie, Scott M.; Buchanan-Smith, Hannah M.
April 1997
International Journal of Primatology;Apr1997, Vol. 18 Issue 2, p217
Academic Journal
Discusses the relation between animal group size and vigilance, and whether this group size is apparent in mixed-species groups of red-bellied tamarins (s. labiatus) and saddleback tamarins (S. fuscicollis). Examination of general vigilance and responses to hidden threatening stimuli; Evidence that the tamarins alter their vigilance behavior in the presence of other species.


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