Macaques

Some articles on macaques, macaque:

Macac - Human Usage
... Several species of macaques are used extensively in animal testing, particularly in the neuroscience of visual perception and the visual system ... Nearly all (73-100%) pet and captive macaques are carriers of the herpes B virus ... This virus is harmless to macaques, but infections of humans, while rare, are potentially fatal, a risk that makes macaques unsuitable as pets ...
Mentawai Macaque
... The Mentawai macaques or Mentawai island macaques are two allopatric species of macaques that until recently were considered conspecific Pagai Island Macaque, Macaca pagensis (on the islands of North Pagai, South ...
Meredith Small - Career
... field in the late 1970s working on captive macaques at the California Primate Center in Davis, California, where she received a Ph.D ... and mother-infant behavior of Barbary macaques ... also spent some time in Bali, Indonesia, working on crab-eating or long-tail macaques ...
Barbary Macaques In Gibraltar - Origin
... All Gibraltar Barbary macaques are descended from North African populations of Barbary macaques ... by the DNA evidence, was that the original Gibraltar macaques were a remnant of populations that had spread throughout Southern Europe during the Pliocene, up ... The skull of a Barbary macaque was discovered during excavation in the 1970s at the pre-Christian Navan Fort in County Armagh, Ireland ...
Animal Psychopathology - Behavioral Disorders - Self-injury
... Stump-tailed macaques were studied to examine the source of their SA ... Captive Macaques do not socialize the way wild Macaques do which may affect SA ... When allowed to socialize by putting another macaque in the cage or not putting them in a cage, SA levels in macaques decrease ...