Animals in Research

Father caring for infant

Location: California, USA
Group: Primates
Species: Titi Monkey
Research Areas: Social attachment

This is a father and infant titi monkey.  These monkeys live in monogamous family groups that consist of the mother, father and offspring.  The father is the main caretaker for the infants. He brings the infant to her mother to nurse.  Infant monkeys are weaned at five months old.

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