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Technological response of wild macaques (Macaca fascicularis) to anthropogenic change.

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Anthropogenic disturbances have a detrimental impact on the natural world; the vast expansion of palm oil monocultures is one of the most significant agricultural influences. Primates worldwide consequently have been affected by the loss of their natural ecosystems. Long-tailed macaques (Macaca fascilularis) in Southern Thailand have, however, learned to exploit oil palm nuts using stone tools. Using camera traps, we captured the stone tool behavior of one macaque group in Ao Phang-Nga Nation...

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Peer reviewed
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10.1007/s10764-017-9985-6

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Social Sciences Division
Department:
School of Archaeology; Archaeology Research Lab
Oxford college:
Keble College
ORCID:
0000-0003-2972-4742
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Social Sciences Division
Department:
School of Archaeology
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Leverhulme Trust More from this funder
National Research Council of Thailand More from this funder
Thai Department of National Parks, Wildlife, and Plant Conservation More from this funder
Publisher:
Springer Publisher's website
Journal:
International Journal of Primatology Journal website
Volume:
38
Issue:
5
Pages:
872-880
Publication date:
2017-08-05
Acceptance date:
2017-06-22
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EISSN:
1573-8604
ISSN:
0164-0291
Pubs id:
pubs:730381
URN:
uri:5224e9aa-98bf-4b3e-a25b-afbe62077836
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uuid:5224e9aa-98bf-4b3e-a25b-afbe62077836
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