Female sexual behavior in the absence of male-male competition in captive Japanese macaques (Macaca fuscata)

Abstract 10.1002/zoo.1430100406.abs A captive group of Japanese macaques (Macaca fuscata). consisting of one adult male and three adult females, was observed for 88 hr during the 1988 mating season. We focused on the group’s sexual activities because understanding how social dynamics affect reproductive behavior may enhance our ability to establish self-sustaining captive populations. The adult […]