Chimpanzee (Pan troglodytes) responses to caregiver use of chimpanzee behaviors

Abstract 10.1002/zoo.20194.abs The relationships between captive primates and their caregivers are critical ones and can affect animal welfare. Friendly relationships can improve quality of life; adversely, agonistic relationships can decrease quality of life. Caregivers in and of themselves should not be stressful to their charges, instead the caregivers’ behaviors and the nature of their interactions […]