doi:

DOI: 10.3724/SP.J.1141.2012.05511

Zoological Research (动物学研究) 2012/33:5 PP.511-522

Diversity and development of positional behavior in non-human primates


Abstract:
In long-term evolution, wildlife in general and primates in particular have formed specific patterns of behavior to adapt to a diverse variety of habitat environments. Current research on positional behavior in non-human primates has been found to explain a great deal about primate adaptability diversification, ecology, anatomy and evolution. Here, we summarize the noted classifications and differences in seasonal, site-specific and sex-age positional behaviors while also reviewing the development and status of non-human primate positional behavior research. This review is intended to provide reference for the future research of non-human primates and aid in further research on behavioral ecology of primates.

Key words:Nonhuman primates,Positional behavior,Locomotor behavior,Postural behavior

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