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Primate Field Studies: Monographs on the Lives of Wild Primates


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The Gibbons of Khao Yai: Seasonal Variation in Behavior and Ecology

The Gibbons of Khao Yai: Seasonal Variation in Behavior and Ecology

1st Edition

Thad Q. Bartlett
August 07, 2008

Primatologists have long viewed small fruiting trees, like figs, as the reason for gibbons’ territorial and monogamous behavior.  However, at Khao Yai National Park in Thailand where gibbons are prevalent, figs are one of the largest trees in the forest.  In this long-term field study,...

The Socioecology of Adult Female Patas Monkeys and Vervets in Kenya

The Socioecology of Adult Female Patas Monkeys and Vervets in Kenya

1st Edition

Jill D.E. Pruetz
February 27, 2008

For upper-level and/or graduate level Primatology or Biological Anthropology courses.Socioecology of Adult Female Patas Monkeys and Vervet in Kenya, East Africa provides students with a glimpse into a research project from start to finish.  It discusses basic issues of studying primates and...

A Natural History of the Brown Mouse Lemur

A Natural History of the Brown Mouse Lemur

1st Edition

Sylvia Atsalis
October 09, 2007

This text can be used for any undergraduate or graduate course with a primate behavior or primate ecology component. It can also be used as supplemental reading, for any advanced animal behavior class. There are very few books that address the biology of nocturnal primates. There are even fewer...

The Spectral Tarsier

The Spectral Tarsier

1st Edition

Sharon L. Gursky
November 30, 2005

Part of the Primate Field Studies series. The Spectral Tarier shares the results of long-term field study by Sharon L. Gursky with a broad audience....

Strategies of Sex and Survival in Female Hamadryas Baboons: Through a Female Lens

Strategies of Sex and Survival in Female Hamadryas Baboons: Through a Female Lens

1st Edition

Larissa Swedell
February 25, 2005

This book describes the first field study focusing on the behavior of hamadryas females in the wild. In its attempt to rectify the male-biased view of hamadryas baboon behavior that has persisted over the decades, this book suggests that female behavior contributes more to hamadryas social...

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