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dc.contributor.authorSpiezio, Caterina
dc.contributor.authorVaglio, Stefano
dc.contributor.authorVandelle, Camille
dc.contributor.authorSandri, Camillo
dc.contributor.authorRegaiolli, Barbara
dc.date.accessioned2021-02-09T11:34:18Z
dc.date.available2021-02-09T11:34:18Z
dc.date.issued2021-03-31
dc.identifier.citationSpiezio, C., Vaglio, S., Vandelle, C., Sandri, C. and Regaiolli, B. (2021) Effects of hand-rearing on the behaviour of zoo-housed chimpanzees. Folia Primatologica, 92, pp. 91–102. https://doi.org/10.1159/000515127en
dc.identifier.issn0015-5713en
dc.identifier.doi10.1159/000515127
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/2436/623919
dc.descriptionThis is an accepted manuscript of an article published by Karger in Folia Primatologica, available online at: https://doi.org/10.1159/000515127 The accepted version of the publication may differ from the final published versionen
dc.description.abstractEarly-life experiences may considerably affect the behavioural patterns of adult primates. Particularly, atypical rearing practices might lead to abnormal behaviours and social-sexual deficiencies in captive, adult non-human primates. We conducted behavioural observations of mother-reared (n = 5) and hand-reared (n = 6) adult chimpanzees in a social group at Parco Natura Viva, Italy. We used continuous focal animal sampling to collect behavioural data focusing on individual and social behaviours. We found that all study subjects performed individual and social species-specific behaviours. However, mother-reared chimpanzees performed locomotion and affiliative behaviours significantly more than hand-reared subjects. In addition to these species-typical behaviours, hand-reared chimpanzees showed significantly more abnormal behaviours than mother-reared subjects. Therefore, these findings suggest that hand-rearing could have wide-reaching effects on the behavioural repertoire in adult zoo-housed chimpanzees. Hence, even if sometimes human intervention in rearing may be necessary to ensure the survival of captive infant chimpanzees, our results suggest that zoo-housed chimpanzees might benefit from minimized human-animal interactions and exposure to conspecifics throughout their development. These suggestions should be implemented in regular husbandry practices.en
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dc.languageEnglish
dc.language.isoenen
dc.publisherKargeren
dc.relation.urlhttps://doi.org/10.1159/000515127en
dc.subjectzoo-housed chimpanzeesen
dc.subjectmother-rearingen
dc.subjecthuman-rearingen
dc.subjectabnormal behavioursen
dc.titleEffects of hand-rearing on the behaviour of zoo-housed chimpanzeesen
dc.typeJournal articleen
dc.identifier.journalFolia Primatologicaen
dc.date.updated2021-02-06T09:01:33Z
dc.date.accepted2021-02-03
rioxxterms.funderUniversity of Wolverhamptonen
rioxxterms.identifier.projectUOW09022021SVen
rioxxterms.versionAMen
rioxxterms.licenseref.urihttps://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/en
rioxxterms.licenseref.startdate2021-03-31en
dc.source.volume92
dc.source.beginpage1
dc.source.beginpage91
dc.source.endpage12
dc.source.endpage102
refterms.dateFCD2021-02-09T11:29:58Z
refterms.versionFCDAM
refterms.dateFOA2021-03-31T00:00:00Z


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