Video in TIB AV-Portal: Bonobo Sexual Behaviour and its Social Tension-Reducing Functions

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Title
Bonobo Sexual Behaviour and its Social Tension-Reducing Functions
Alternative Title
Das Sexualverhalten der Bonobos und seine Funktionen sozialen Spannungsabbaus
Author
Contributors
License
No Open Access License:
German copyright law applies. This film may be used for your own use but it may not be distributed via the internet or passed on to external parties.
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IWF Signature
C 1986
Publisher
Release Date
1997
Language
English
Other Version(s) German
Producer
IWF
Production Year
1995-1996

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IWF Technical Data
Video ; F, 34 min

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Subject Area
Abstract
Bonobos show a wide spectrum of types of sexual contact. Females pair at all stages of the menstrual cycle. Sexual contact between immature individuals and between immature and adults is common, as is homosexual behaviour. Sex is used to relieve tension in social situations.
Keywords Bonobo animal psychology climbing / Primates copulation / Mammalia delousing homosexuality / Primates laughing masturbation playing / Primates primate pygmy chimpanzee sexual behaviour / Primates social behaviour / Primates suckling
IWF Classification Primates - Halbaffen, Affen, Mensch Mammalia - Säugetiere Vertebrata - Wirbeltiere Ethologie, Morphologie Zoologie Biologie biology zoology ethology, morphology vertebrata - vertebrates mammalia - mammals primates - prosimians, apes, humans
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