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Primate Biol., 5, 1–5, 2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/pb-5-1-2018
Primate Biol., 5, 1–5, 2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/pb-5-1-2018

Short communication 11 Jan 2018

Short communication | 11 Jan 2018

Self-anointing behaviour in captive titi monkeys (Callicebus spp.)

João Pedro Souza-Alves et al.

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These data come from the major study on gut passage with two primate species (Callicebus coimbrai and Callicebus barbarabrownae) enclosed in the Zoobotanical Park localized in the north-eastern Brazil. During the sampling period, we have decided to obtain self-anointing and laterality data. Due to the presence of large glands in C. coimbrai and C. barbarabrownae chests, we cautiously suggest that the use of Bauhinia may be linked to olfactory communication.