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Folia Primatol 2005;76:33–36

Age-Related Variation in Copulations of Male Northern Muriquis (Brachyteles hypoxanthus)

Possamai C.B.a,b · Young R.J.b · de Oliveira R.C.R.a,c · Mendes S.L.d · Strier K.B.e

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aEstação Biológica de Caratinga/RPPN-FMA, Ipanema, Minas Gerais,b Conservation, Ecology and Animal Behaviour Group, PUC-Minas, Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, cInstituto de Pesquisas Ecológicas (IPE), Nazaré Paulista andd Departamento de Biologia, Universidade Federal de Espírito Santo, Vitoria, Brazil;e Department of Anthropology, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisc., USA

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Karen B. Strier, Department of Anthropology

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Article / Publication Details

Published online: February 02, 2005

Number of Print Pages: 4
Number of Figures: 0
Number of Tables: 1

ISSN: 0015-5713 (Print)
eISSN: 1421-9980 (Online)

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