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Gestural Communication in Nonhuman and Human Primates
  • ISSN 1568-1475
  • E-ISSN: 1569-9773
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Abstract

The present study compared the frequency and contextual usage of the most prominent gestural signals of dominance, submission, affiliation, and bonding in rhesus, pigtail, and stumptail macaques living in captivity. Most similarities among species were found in signals of dominance and submission and most differences in affiliative gestures and bonding patterns. Rhesus macaques have a relatively poor gestural repertoire, pigtail macaques possess conspicuous signals of affiliation and bonding, and stumptail macaques have the richest repertoire of assertive and submissive signals. The similarities and differences in the gestural repertoires of rhesus, pigtail, and stumptail macaques can be related to the intragroup social dynamics of these species as well as to their evolutionary history.

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/content/journals/10.1075/gest.5.1.06mae
2005-01-01
2019-08-26
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  • Article Type: Research Article
Keyword(s): context , dominance , Gestural communication , macaques , phylogeny and social organization
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