First record of interspecies grooming between Raffles’ Banded Langur and Long-tailed Macaque

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Zan Hui Lee
https://orcid.org/0000-0002-2052-3795
Andie Ang
https://orcid.org/0000-0001-5667-3106
Nadine Ruppert
https://orcid.org/0000-0002-9760-0058

Abstract

In primates, observations of interspecies grooming are not uncommon, especially between species of the same genus. However, little is reported about grooming between different genera and less is discussed about its ecological significance. Here, we report the first sighting of Long-tailed Macaques grooming the Critically Endangered and rare Raffles’ Banded Langur during two independent events at Gunung Lambak Recreational Forest in Kluang, Malaysia.

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Lee, Z.H., Ang, A. and Ruppert, N. 2021. First record of interspecies grooming between Raffles’ Banded Langur and Long-tailed Macaque. Journal of Threatened Taxa. 13, 9 (Aug. 2021), 19246–19253. DOI:https://doi.org/10.11609/jott.7510.13.9.19246-19253.
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