Accession Number:

ADA055577

Title:

A Behavioral Taxonomy for Owl Monkeys (Aotus sp.).

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. May 75-Feb 78,

Corporate Author:

LETTERMAN ARMY INST OF RESEARCH SAN FRANCISCO CALIF

Report Date:

1978-04-01

Pagination or Media Count:

17.0

Abstract:

This paper describes a behavioral taxonomy of a captive breeding colony of owl monkeys Aotus sp. maintained in an artificial environment. The behavior was classified as noninteractive or interactive. Noninteractive behavior included feeding, drinking, locomotion, autogrooming, resting, elimination, and other motor acts. Interactive behavior included environmental and social behavior and infant care. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Psychology
  • Biology

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE