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Stump-tailed macaque
Macaca arctoides

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Bauers KA. 1989. The role of vocal communication in the intra-group social dynamics of stumptailed macaques (Macaca arctoides). Ph.D dissertation, University of Wisconsin. 395 p.

Bauers KA, Hearn JP. 1994. Patterns of paternity in relation to male social rank in the stumptailed macaque, Macaca arctoides. Behaviour 129(3-4): 149-76.

Brereton AR. 1992. Alternative reproductive tactics in stumptail macaques (Macaca arctoides). Folia Primatol 59(4): 208-12.

Brereton AR. 1994. Copulatory behavior in a free-ranging population of stumptail macaques (Macaca arctoides) in Mexico. Primates 35(2): 113-22.

Butovskaya M. 1993. Kinship and different dominance styles in groups of three species of the genus Macaca (M. arctoides, M. mulatta, M. fascicularis). Folia Primatol 60(4): 210-24.

Chetry D, Medhi R, Bhattacharjee PC. 2002-2003. Anti-predator behavior of stumptail macaques in Gibbon Wildlife Sanctuary, Assam, India. Asian Prim 8(3-4): 20-2.

Choudhury A. 2002. Status and conservation of the stump-tailed macaque Macaca arctoides in India. Prim Rep 63: 63-72.

de Waal FBM. 1993. Reconciliation among primates: a review of empirical evidence and unresolved issues. In: Mason WA, Mendoza SP, editors. Primate social conflict. Albany (NY): State Univ New York Pr. p 111-44.

Estrada A, Estrada R. 1984. Female-infant interactions among free-ranging stumptail macaques (Macaca arctoides). Primates 25(1): 48-61.

Fa JE. 1989. The genus Macaca: a review of taxonomy and evolution. Mammal Rev 19(2): 45-81.

Fooden J. 1990. The bear macaque, Macaca arctoides: a systematic review. J Hum Evol 19(6/7): 607-86.

Fooden J, Guoqiang Q, Zongren W, Yingxiang. 1985. The stumptail macaques of China. Am J Primatol 8(1): 11-30.

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Maestripieri D. 1995. Maternal responsiveness to infant distress calls in stumptail macaques. Folia Primatol 64(4): 201-6.

Maestripieri D. 1996. Social communication among captive stump-tailed macaques (Macaca arctoides). Int J Primatol 17(5): 785-802.

Molur S, Brandon-Jones D, Dittus W, Eudey A, Kumar A, Singh M, Feeroz MM, Chalise M, Priya P, Walker S, editors. 2003. Status of south Asian primates: conservation assessment and management plant (C.A.M.P.) workshop report, 2003; 2002 March 5-9; Coimbatore, India. Tamil Nadu (India): Zoo Outreach Org/Cons Breed Spec Group, South Asia. 432 p.

Rowe N. 1996. The pictorial guide to the living primates. East Hampton (NY): Pogonias Pr. 263 p.

Sharma D, Kamarudin H, Ibrahim H, Chooi OH. 1996. The fauna and flora of a semi-deciduous forest in Perlis, Peninsular Malaysia. Monograph Biol 74: 153-61.

Srivastava A. 1999. Primates of northeast India. Bikaner (India): Megadiversity Pr. 208 p.

Srivastava A, Mohnot SM. 2001. Distribution, conservation status and priorities for primates in northeast India. In: Gupta AK, editor. Vol 1(1), Non-human primates of India, ENVIS bulletin: wildlife & protected areas. Dehradun (India): Wildl Inst India. p 102-8.

Uno H. 1986. The stumptailed macaque as a model for baldness: effects of minoxidil. Int J Cosmet Sci 8(2): 63-71.

Uno H, Allegra F, Adachi K, Montagna W. 1967. Studies of common baldness of the stumptailed macaque. J Invest Derm 49(3): 288-96.

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