sex differences in mortality of japanese macaques: twenty-one years of data from the arashiyama west population.theorists argue that mortality in male mammals should be higher than that of females, and many studies of primates followed across the life course have found this to be the case. this study examines mortality patterns in the rapidly expanding arashiyama west (texas) population of japanese macaques (macaca fuscata) and finds that males have a significantly lower median survival age (12.2 years) in comparison to females (20.5 years). males and females are born in equal proportions, but by adulthoo ...19979066898
Displaying items 1 - 1 of 1