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ZHANG Jing, QI Xiao-Guang, ZHANG Kan, ZHANG Pei, GUO Song-Tao, WEI Wei, LI Bao-Guo. Diversity and development of positional behavior in non-human primates. Zoological Research, 2012, 33(5): 511-522. doi: 10.3724/SP.J.1141.2012.05511
Citation: ZHANG Jing, QI Xiao-Guang, ZHANG Kan, ZHANG Pei, GUO Song-Tao, WEI Wei, LI Bao-Guo. Diversity and development of positional behavior in non-human primates. Zoological Research, 2012, 33(5): 511-522. doi: 10.3724/SP.J.1141.2012.05511

Diversity and development of positional behavior in non-human primates

doi: 10.3724/SP.J.1141.2012.05511
  • Received Date: 2012-03-20
  • Rev Recd Date: 2012-06-01
  • Publish Date: 2012-10-10
  • In long-term evolution, wildlife in general and primates in particular have formed specific patterns of behavior to adapt to a diverse variety of habitat environments. Current research on positional behavior in non-human primates has been found to explain a great deal about primate adaptability diversification, ecology, anatomy and evolution. Here, we summarize the noted classifications and differences in seasonal, site-specific and sex-age positional behaviors while also reviewing the development and status of non-human primate positional behavior research. This review is intended to provide reference for the future research of non-human primates and aid in further research on behavioral ecology of primates.
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