Kunio Watanabe

Summary

Affiliation: Kyoto University
Country: Japan

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Long-tailed macaques use human hair as dental floss
    Kunio Watanabe
    Primate Research Institute, Kyoto University, Inuyama, Aicih, Japan
    Am J Primatol 69:940-4. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Life history of male Japanese macaques living on Koshima Islet
    Akio Mori
    Primate Research Institute, Kyoto University, Kanrin, Inuyama, Aichi 484 8506, Japan
    Primates 44:119-26. 2003
  3. doi request reprint Female social dynamics in a provisioned free-ranging band of the Sichuan snub-nosed monkey (Rhinopithecus roxellana) in the Qinling Mountains, China
    Peng Zhang
    College of Life Science, Northwest University, Xi an, China
    Am J Primatol 70:1013-22. 2008
  4. doi request reprint Dominance relationships among one-male units in a provisioned free-ranging band of the Sichuan snub-nosed monkeys (Rhinopithecus roxellana) in the Qinling Mountains, China
    Peng Zhang
    College of Life Science, Northwest University, Xi an, China
    Am J Primatol 70:634-41. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Successive aggression: another pattern of polyadic aggressive interactions in a captive group of Japanese macaques
    Kunio Watanabe
    Primate Research Institute, Kyoto University, Inuyama, Japan
    Am J Primatol 70:349-55. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Habitual hot-spring bathing by a group of Japanese macaques (Macaca fuscata) in their natural habitat
    Peng Zhang
    Field Research Centre, Primate Research Institute, Kyoto University, Inuyama, Aichi, Japan
    Am J Primatol 69:1425-30. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Extra-large cluster formation by Japanese macaques (Macaca fuscata) on Shodoshima Island, central Japan, and related factors
    Peng Zhang
    Field Research Centre, Primate Research Institute, Kyoto University, Inuyama, Aichi, Japan
    Am J Primatol 69:1119-30. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Preliminary study on eye colour in Japanese macaques (Macaca fuscata) in their natural habitat
    Peng Zhang
    Primate Research Institute, Kyoto University, Inuyama, Aichi 484 8506, Japan
    Primates 48:122-9. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Social organization of Sichuan snub-nosed monkeys (Rhinopithecus roxellana) in the Qinling Mountains, Central China
    Peng Zhang
    Primate Research Institute, Kyoto University, Inuyama, Aichi, 484 8506, Japan
    Primates 47:374-82. 2006
  10. pmc Free-ranging macaque mothers exaggerate tool-using behavior when observed by offspring
    Nobuo Masataka
    Primate Research Institute, Kyoto University, Inuyama, Japan
    PLoS ONE 4:e4768. 2009

Detail Information

Publications14

  1. ncbi request reprint Long-tailed macaques use human hair as dental floss
    Kunio Watanabe
    Primate Research Institute, Kyoto University, Inuyama, Aicih, Japan
    Am J Primatol 69:940-4. 2007
    ..This behavior could be considered a newly occurring cultural behavior, which has become established under very specialized circumstances...
  2. ncbi request reprint Life history of male Japanese macaques living on Koshima Islet
    Akio Mori
    Primate Research Institute, Kyoto University, Kanrin, Inuyama, Aichi 484 8506, Japan
    Primates 44:119-26. 2003
    ..Correlation between male body weight and life-span was found for body weights at 12 years, but no correlation was evident at 6 years...
  3. doi request reprint Female social dynamics in a provisioned free-ranging band of the Sichuan snub-nosed monkey (Rhinopithecus roxellana) in the Qinling Mountains, China
    Peng Zhang
    College of Life Science, Northwest University, Xi an, China
    Am J Primatol 70:1013-22. 2008
    ..We discussed influencing factors on female Sichuan snub-nosed monkey social dynamics, by comparing them with those of Hamadryas and gelada baboons that also have multilevel societies...
  4. doi request reprint Dominance relationships among one-male units in a provisioned free-ranging band of the Sichuan snub-nosed monkeys (Rhinopithecus roxellana) in the Qinling Mountains, China
    Peng Zhang
    College of Life Science, Northwest University, Xi an, China
    Am J Primatol 70:634-41. 2008
    ..The linear dominance relationship among OMUs in the Sichuan snub-nosed monkeys may have evolved as a result of competition for preferred food trees...
  5. ncbi request reprint Successive aggression: another pattern of polyadic aggressive interactions in a captive group of Japanese macaques
    Kunio Watanabe
    Primate Research Institute, Kyoto University, Inuyama, Japan
    Am J Primatol 70:349-55. 2008
    ..Successive aggression may function to establish and maintain dominance relationships among matrilineal groups through repeated confirmations...
  6. ncbi request reprint Habitual hot-spring bathing by a group of Japanese macaques (Macaca fuscata) in their natural habitat
    Peng Zhang
    Field Research Centre, Primate Research Institute, Kyoto University, Inuyama, Aichi, Japan
    Am J Primatol 69:1425-30. 2007
    ..We compared hot-spring bathing with other thermoregulatory behaviors in various primate populations...
  7. ncbi request reprint Extra-large cluster formation by Japanese macaques (Macaca fuscata) on Shodoshima Island, central Japan, and related factors
    Peng Zhang
    Field Research Centre, Primate Research Institute, Kyoto University, Inuyama, Aichi, Japan
    Am J Primatol 69:1119-30. 2007
    ..Inter-group comparisons suggest that the social structure of Japanese macaques might be highly plastic, and that Shodoshima monkeys have less despotic, more tolerant social relations than typically reported for this species...
  8. ncbi request reprint Preliminary study on eye colour in Japanese macaques (Macaca fuscata) in their natural habitat
    Peng Zhang
    Primate Research Institute, Kyoto University, Inuyama, Aichi 484 8506, Japan
    Primates 48:122-9. 2007
    ..Eye colour variation of Japanese macaques was discussed in relation to those of humans and rhesus macaques. A possible evolutionary model of eye colour in Japanese macaques was discussed...
  9. ncbi request reprint Social organization of Sichuan snub-nosed monkeys (Rhinopithecus roxellana) in the Qinling Mountains, Central China
    Peng Zhang
    Primate Research Institute, Kyoto University, Inuyama, Aichi, 484 8506, Japan
    Primates 47:374-82. 2006
    ..The OMU in the study area were smaller than those in Shennongjia area. The factors influencing the size of these OMU and the entire group are discussed...
  10. pmc Free-ranging macaque mothers exaggerate tool-using behavior when observed by offspring
    Nobuo Masataka
    Primate Research Institute, Kyoto University, Inuyama, Japan
    PLoS ONE 4:e4768. 2009
    ..We interpret this as evidence for the possibility that they exaggerate their action in tool-using so as to facilitate the learning of the action by their own infants...
  11. ncbi request reprint Diet and activity budget of Rhinopithecus roxellana in the Qinling Mountains, China
    Songtao Guo
    College of Life Sciences, and Key Laboratory of Resource Biology and Biotechnology in Western China of Ministry of Education, Northwest University, Xi an 710069, China
    Primates 48:268-76. 2007
    ..R. roxellana spent more time moving in autumn, when the quality of the food might be highest, and least time moving in winter when the food quality might be lowest. Thus, this type of monkey has a passive foraging strategy...
  12. ncbi request reprint Impact of male takeover on intra-unit sexual interactions and subsequent interbirth interval in wild Rhinopithecus roxellana
    Dapeng Zhao
    College of Life Sciences and Key Laboratory of Resource Biology and Biotechnology in Western China, Ministry of Education, Northwest University, Xi an, China
    Folia Primatol (Basel) 79:93-102. 2008
    ..Sexual interactions play an important role in establishing relationships between the new male and resident females in the OMU...
  13. ncbi request reprint A new case of fish-eating in Japanese macaques: implications for social constraints on the diffusion of feeding innovation
    Jean Baptiste Leca
    Equipe d Ethologie des Primates, Institut Pluridisciplinaire Hubert Curier, Department Ecologie, Physiologie et Ethologie, Strasbourg, France
    Am J Primatol 69:821-8. 2007
    ..This report should contribute to a better understanding of how social features may constrain the long-term diffusion of feeding innovations in free-ranging primate groups...
  14. ncbi request reprint First wild evidence of neonate nipple preference and maternal cradling laterality in Old World monkeys: a preliminary study from Rhinopithecus roxellana
    Dapeng Zhao
    College of Life Sciences, Northwest University, Xi an 710069, China
    Behav Processes 77:364-8. 2008
    ..174, p=0.632; direction: r=0.624, p=0.054). Taken together, it is possible to suggest that wild R. roxellana show independent orientation laterality from the first week of life...