Howler monkeys have a rich repertoire of olfactory-related behaviour. The ethogram compiled for this study should allow further researchers to better understand the use of olfaction in this atelid species and in other non-human primates.
- Group cohesion especially during period of troop moving;
- Reproduction both in intrasexual competition and intersexual communication;
- Social bonding in the first months of life;
- Fruit choice when visual cues alone are not sufficient.
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