2. marking (of subjects): placing some identifier on an animal so that an observer can make a reliable recognition of the subject in the field. Markers for primates differ from those used for other mammals (such as ear tags) because of the primate ability to remove them; they include collars, hair dye, patterns cut into the fur, and radio transmitters.
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scent marking (... used by primates. See marking and urine washing.)
cut mark (Scar made on prehistoric material, usually bone, that can be observed by using a scanning ...)