Books  Mammals  Primates 

Wily Monkeys: Social Intelligence of Tibetan Macaques

By: Hideshi Ogawa

189 pages, b&w photos, diagrams

Trans Pacific Press

Hardback | Dec 2006 | #166279 | ISBN: 1920901973
Availability: Usually dispatched within 2-4 weeks Details
NHBS Price: £100.00 $128/€112 approx

About this book

This book sheds light on the peculiar social behavior of Tibetan monkeys at Mt. Huangshan, China.

Like other macaques, they live in multiple female and male groups with female philopatry and male dispersal. Unlike most of other macaques, however, male Tibetan monkeys carry an infant to another male, hold up the infant, and suck the infant's penis together. Males show his penis to another male and suck the penis of another male. In agonistic interactions, females form a coalition with unrelated females as well as with their mother and daughters. At night, they huddle and sleep on the ledge of a steep cliff.


Write a review

There are currently no reviews for this book. Be the first to review this book!

Bestsellers in this subject

Primates of the World

NHBS Special Offer Price: £17.99 £23.99 (Save £6.00) $23/€20 approx (ends 31/08/2018)

Handbook of the Mammals of the World, Volume 3: Primates

NHBS Price: £144.99 $185/€163 approx

Lemurs of Madagascar

NHBS Price: £34.99 $45/€39 approx

Lemurs of Madagascar: Diurnal and Cathemeral Lemurs

NHBS Price: £6.29 £6.99 (Save £0.70) $8/€7 approx

A Naturalist's Guide to the Primates of Southeast Asia, East Asia and the Indian Subcontinent

NHBS Special Offer Price: £8.99 £11.99 (Save £3.00) $11/€10 approx (ends 31/08/2018)

VAT: GB 407 4846 44
NHBS Ltd is registered in England and Wales: 1875194