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What is the scope of the term?[edit]

I've noticed the label that this page is in scope of the Primates WikiProject. Yet it also mentions examples of non-primate mammals forming fission-fusion societies. Does the term "fission-fusion society" also apply to non-mammals such as social birds, fish and insects? If so, could this article warrant inclusion in other WikiProjects and would it be appropriate to give one or two examples in the article to illustrate such scope? If not, what exactly is the limit of the term's scope, what makes it distinct from similar social behaviors in other clades, and what term is applied to splitting-and-regathering flocks, swarms and schools? Where do we draw the line between such advanced social behavior as humans/chimps versus animals that just migrate to a shared feeding/mating/etc location at a convenient time? — Preceding unsigned comment added by 142.113.151.219 (talk) 17:44, 26 February 2016 (UTC)

Unclear wording[edit]

Not sure what is being said here: "This form of social organization occurs in several species of primates, though usually less organised and less social than bonobos ..." What is usually less organised and less social? Needs rewording. — Preceding unsigned comment added by 121.44.193.12 (talk) 11:26, 9 August 2013 (UTC)

Should have some human examples[edit]

The article mentions humans in the context of "usually less organised and less social than bonobos". Does this mean humans are the exception that justifies "usually"? Are there any notable examples of fission-fusion behavior in humans apart from, say, splitting up to go to work or school in households in a developed country? --Damian Yerrick (talk | stalk) 18:53, 31 December 2011 (UTC)

In this edit, Haeinous (talk · contribs) added references for most of the species mentioned in the article; however, the {{cn}} template was removed despite the lack of a reference that specifically covers humans. Any suggestions what we should do? --SoledadKabocha (talk) 01:08, 26 March 2013 (UTC)