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2 Scent-marking in ring-tailed lemurs (Photo by Rhett A. com). g. Barton, 2006) indicating that the functional pathways of the MOS and AOS are not completely independent. 2 The production of olfactory signals Scents that contain pheromones are released by primates in a variety of ways. Many prosimian species urine-mark their territories, especially in the lemurids (Kappeler, 1998; Perret, 1995). , 2012; Gursky, 2003; Kappeler, 1998; Perret, 1995). , 1993; Milton, 1975; Ziegler, Snowdon and Uno, 1990).

In addition to these social factors, demographic factors are important. Females are either philopatric and stay in their group (residents; mostly in despotic systems) or they leave their group (dispersal). When predation risk is high, animals form cohesive groups to reduce it. According to variation in food distribution and population density, group living may generate three different social relationships: dispersal-egalitarian, resident-egalitarian, resident-nepotistic. They correspond to different levels of contest and scramble competition, within or between groups that influence female reproductive success.

Species that attempt to drive off a predator typically contain large groups of individuals that include multiple adult males. The nocturnal prosimians and other small-bodied primates (such as the callitrichids), tend to live in very small social groups and therefore they do not have the ability to develop anti-predator strategies used by the diurnal species living in large groups. As a consequence, their anti-predator strategies focus on concealment, vigilance and fleeing in addition to being active during the night and hiding away in a sleeping site during the day (Charles-Dominique, 1977; Miller and Treves, 2007).

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