Social behaviour of the Rhesus Monkey (Mucaca mulatta)

United States, 1947

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Shows large numbers of rhesus monkeys living in a semi-natural environment, with special emphasis on social interactions, both of individuals and of organised groups. The interactions illustrated are those of: male and female, female and young, male and male, female and female, young and young, and male and young. Kinds of behaviour shown include: reproductive, maternal. (NB: Restricted to members of the medical profession and to supervised classes of medical and psychology students.)

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C.R. Carpenter

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Pennsylvania State College Productions



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United States
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Animals & Wildlife → Animal behavior

Animals & Wildlife → Animal communication

Animals & Wildlife → Animal culture

Animals & Wildlife → Monkeys

Animals & Wildlife → Parental behavior in animals

Animals & Wildlife → Sexual behavior in animals


Documentary → Documentary films - United States

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Social interaction

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Psychology - Study and teaching

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Educational films

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Sexual behavior in animals

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Behaviorism (Psychology)

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Psychology - Study and teaching

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States




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16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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