Details of article Behavioural analysis of captive lion-tailed macaques (Macaca silenus) in British zoos by Gilly Irving-Lewis. Added on 13-Jan-05
Title: Behavioural analysis of captive lion-tailed macaques (Macaca silenus) in British zoos
Author: Gilly Irving-Lewis
Establishment: University of Edinburgh
Abstract: The aim of this project was to assess the behaviour of captive lion-tailed macaques, with particular focus on how the physical environment, group composition, rearing history and diet influenced their behaviour. An additional focus was the effect of visitors on the behaviour of the macaques. Data was collected to determine the daily activity budget of macaques, which were compared with studies focussing on the behaviour of captive and wild lion-tailed macaques. The results will be used to make recommendations on the husbandry and management of this species in captivity.
The results of this study are still in the process of being analysed.
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