An anthropological analysis about primatology – Reports of a particular human-animal relationship with Capuchin monkeys

2019 Anais da Academia Brasileira de Ciências  
This ethnography is about a particular human-animal relationship based on primatological research on groups of wild robust capuchin monkeys living in Parque estadual Carlos Botelho (Brazil), one of the largest preserved areas of Atlantic Tropical Forest in the world. It emphasizes the complex situations that highlight the difficulty of making this research. This space integrates administrative, scientific and local interests, producing a unique cartography. We reflect on the scientific research
more » ... considering the relations among primatologist, field assistant and other animals and comparing it with the hunt. "Hunt" is a model inspired in techniques and in some aspects of recreational hunt to expand the comprehension of a complex routine defined to obtain behavior data.
doi:10.1590/0001-3765201920180332 fatcat:7nxak7snjvfndgf6wqqrzrhq64