Hiding behaviour of long-tailed macaques (Macaca fascicularis): II. Use ofhiding places during aggressive interactions

Authors
Citation
L. Gygax, Hiding behaviour of long-tailed macaques (Macaca fascicularis): II. Use ofhiding places during aggressive interactions, ETHOLOGY, 106(5), 2000, pp. 441-451
Citations number
15
Language
INGLESE
art.tipo
Article
Categorie Soggetti
Animal Sciences","Neurosciences & Behavoir
Journal title
ETHOLOGY
ISSN journal
0179-1613 → ACNP
Volume
106
Issue
5
Year of publication
2000
Pages
441 - 451
Database
ISI
SICI code
0179-1613(200005)106:5<441:HBOLM(>2.0.ZU;2-X
Abstract
In an observational study on captive long-tailed macaques (Macaca fascicula ris), the ability to hide was investigated in the social context of aggress ion. The use of five different types of hiding place during highly aggressi ve interactions was recorded and the choices of six different rank-sex clas ses were compared using an index of attractiveness of the different types o f hiding place during highly aggressive interactions. There was no signific ant difference between the rank-sex classes in selection of the hiding plac es that could be connected with visibility: no specific location or type wa s preferred, either by the group as a whole or by any specific rank-sex cla ss. Thus long-tailed macaques do not seem to hide shortly after aggressive interactions.