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Hand preference on unimanual and bimanual tasks in strepsirrhines: The case of the ring-tailed lemur (Lemur catta)

Authors: Barbara Regaiolli; Caterina Spiezio; William D. Hopkins
This is one of the first studys to investigate hand preference on unimanual and bimanual experimental tasks in strepsirrhines. Given the phylogenetic position of strepsirrhines, studying their manual ... read more

Factors affecting cashew processing by wild bearded capuchin monkeys (Sapajus libidinosus, Kerr 1792).

Authors: Elisabetta Visalberghi, Alessandro Albani, Marialba Ventricelli, Patricia Izar, Gabriele Schino, Dorothy Fragazsy
    People enjoy eating cashew nuts, and so do wild bearded capuchin monkeys (Sapajus libidinosus). This may not seem surprising, as cashew nuts (Anacardium spp.) are ... read more

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Li, C., Zhao, C. and Fan, P.-F. (2015), White-cheeked macaque (Macaca leucogenys): A new macaque species from Medog, southeastern Tibet. Am. J. Primatol., 77: 753–766. doi: 10.1002/ajp.22394


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