SIDE-DIRECTED BEHAVIOUR AND RECRUITMENT OF SUPPORT IN CAPTIVE CHIMPANZEES by CHARLOTTE K. HEMELRIJK1), THEO J. M. KLOMBERG, JANNEKE H. NOOITGEDAGT and JAN A. R. A. M. VAN HOOFF (Department of Comparative Physiology, University of Utrecht, Padualaan 14, 3508 TB Utrecht, and Burgers' Dierenpark, Arnhem, The Netherlands) (With 2 Figures) (Acc. 10-III-1991) Introduction Recruitment of support has been described in several primate species (e.g., baboons: PACKER, 1977; long-tailed macaques: de WAAL, van HOOFF & NETTO, 1976; talapoin monkeys: WOLFHEIM & ROWELL, 1972) and is considered to be the main function of the so-called `side-directed behaviour' in captive chimpanzees. Side-directed behaviour is defined as non-agonistic behaviour displayed by one of the combatants to an out- sider (de WAAL & van HooFF, 1981). During side-directed behaviour several elements may be shown, but in particular stretching out a hand (i. e. hold-out-hand) has been thought to be important in coalition forma- tion (de WAAL, 1982); GOODALL (1986) describes the same behaviour in feral chimpanzees and pictures the ability of a male chimpanzee to enlist support during conflicts as perhaps the most crucial factor in attaining and maintaining dominance rank. Yet, despite these descriptions and suggestions, it is still unknown how effective side-directed
Behaviour – Brill
Published: Jan 1, 1991
It’s your single place to instantly
discover and read the research
that matters to you.
Enjoy affordable access to
over 18 million articles from more than
15,000 peer-reviewed journals.
All for just $49/month
Query the DeepDyve database, plus search all of PubMed and Google Scholar seamlessly
Save any article or search result from DeepDyve, PubMed, and Google Scholar... all in one place.
Get unlimited, online access to over 18 million full-text articles from more than 15,000 scientific journals.
Read from thousands of the leading scholarly journals from SpringerNature, Elsevier, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford University Press and more.
All the latest content is available, no embargo periods.
“Hi guys, I cannot tell you how much I love this resource. Incredible. I really believe you've hit the nail on the head with this site in regards to solving the research-purchase issue.”Daniel C.
“Whoa! It’s like Spotify but for academic articles.”@Phil_Robichaud
“I must say, @deepdyve is a fabulous solution to the independent researcher's problem of #access to #information.”@deepthiw
“My last article couldn't be possible without the platform @deepdyve that makes journal papers cheaper.”@JoseServera