7 edition of Primate Communities found in the catalog.
November 13, 1999
by Cambridge University Press
Written in English
|Contributions||J. G. Fleagle (Editor), Charles Janson (Editor), Kaye Reed (Editor)|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||339|
From the snub-nosed monkeys of China to the mountain gorillas of central Africa, our closest nonhuman relatives are in critical danger worldwide. A recent report, for example, warns that nearly 20 percent of the world’s primates may go extinct within the next ten or twenty years. In this book Guy Cowlishaw and Robin Dunbar integrate cutting-edge theoretical advances with practical management. The majority of papers that investigate competition in primate communities do not include non-primate competitors, with the exception of Beaudrot et al., who also searched for checkerboard distributions and found that evidence for competition among primates and other taxa was stronger than for competition between primates only. Although this.
Primate Adaptation and Evolution: Edition 2 - Ebook written by John G. Fleagle. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Primate Adaptation and Evolution: Edition 2. For residents of forest fragment communities, the odds of reporting primate contact was over six times higher than for residents in control communities (OR= ; 95% confidence interval –). The odds of a Mukiga participant reporting primate contact was significantly higher than for a Mutooro participant (OR = ; 95% confidence.
The PrimateLit database provides bibliographic access to the scientific literature on nonhuman primates for the research and educational communities. Coverage of the database spans to November and includes all publication categories (articles, books, abstracts, technical reports, dissertations, book chapters, etc.) and many subject. Current research projects are concerned with four areas: (1) the evolution of monkeys, apes and humans in Africa and Asia, (2) the evolutionary history of New World monkeys, (3) ecological comparison of primate communities, and (4) comparative primate cranial morphology.
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An international group of experts compares the composition, behaviour and ecology of primate communities in Africa, Asia, Madagascar and South America. They examine the factors underlying the similarities and differences between these communities, including their phylogenetic history, climate, rainfall, soil type, climate, rainfall, soil type, forest composition, competition with other vertebrates and Price Range: £ - £ In Primate Communities, an international group of experts compares the composition, behavior, and ecology of primate communities in Africa, Asia, Madagascar, and South America.
They examine the factors underlying the similarities and differences among these communities, including their phylogenetic history, climate, rainfall, soil type, forest composition, competition with other vertebrates, 5/5(1).
In Primate Communities, an international group of experts compares the composition, behaviour and ecology of primate communities in Africa, Asia, Madagascar and South America. They examine the Primate Communities book underlying the similarities and differences between these communities, including their phylogenetic history, climate, rainfall, soil type, forest composition, competition with other vertebrates.
Buy Primate Communities by J G Fleagle (Editor), Charles Janson (Editor), Kaye Reed (Editor) online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 2 editions - starting at $ Primate communities. Cambridge ; New York: Cambridge University Press, "Although the behavior and ecology of primates have been more thoroughly studied than that of any other group of mammals, there have been very few attempts to compare the communities of living primates found in different parts of the world.
Book description. Although the behaviour and ecology of primates have been more thoroughly studied than that of any other group of mammals, there have been very few attempts to compare the communities of living primates found in different parts of the world.
Journal of Anthropological Research "[A] book which is unique in primatology in that it presents information on the few long term field projects that have focused on the dynamics of primate communities, rather than on a single species.
Examining a primate's activity budget gives primatologists a good idea of how that particular primate (or primate group) "makes a living". For example, if squirrel monkey (pictured right) Group A spends 30% of its time foraging and squirrel monkey Group B spends 40% of its time foraging, then one can assume that there is something going on that.
As it brings together information about primate communities from around the world for the very first time, it will quickly become an important source book for researchers in anthropology, ecology and conservation, and a readable and informative text for undergraduate and graduate students studying primate ecology, primate conservation or primate behavior.
Book Description Primates have been studied more than any other mammalian group, but until now the differences and similarities of primate communities in different parts of the world have not been compared. This book will therefore be a unique source book and text for students and researchers in primatology, anthropology and : Paperback.
Abstract: This chapter provides a basic introduction to the terminology and general concepts of primate behavior and ecology. It discusses the types of habitats primates occupy and their characteristics. Primate species differ in their patterns of land use, including home ranges and day ranges.
QLP9P ′–dc21 CIP ISBN 0 9 hardback ISBN 0 5 paperback. List of contributorsvii. Prefaceix 1. African primate communities: Determinants of structure and threats to survival colin a. chapman, annie gautier-hion, john f. oates and daphne a. onderdonk 1 2. Biomass and use of resources in south and south-east Asian primate communities a.
A primate (/ ˈ p r aɪ m eɪ t / PRY-mayt) (from Latin primat- from primus: "prime, first rank") is a eutherian mammal constituting the taxonomic order es arose 85–55 million years ago first from small terrestrial mammals, which adapted to living in the trees of tropical forests: many primate characteristics represent adaptations to life in this challenging environment.
While humans are different from monkeys, apes, and lemurs, they are all primates and are similar in many ways. Intended for children of agesthis book identifies the members of the primate family tree and describes how they are different from each other.
It describes reproduction, communication, and feeding, among other things/5(1). PRIMATE CHANGE is a wide-ranging, polemical look at how and why the human body has changed since humankind first got up on two feet.
Spanning the entirety of human history - from primate to transhuman - Vybarr Cregan-Reid's book investigates where we came from, who we are today and how modern technology will change us beyond recognitio/5(30).
Congolese forests contain some of the most diverse primate communities, yet many are poorly studied. The Lomami River basin is one of the most remote forests in DR Congo. (PCI) has offered to subsidize the purchase and distribution of a number of All the World’s Primates books to primate habitat country conservation organizations.
: The Infiltration of Fleshy Bipedal Primate Communities and the Application Thereof: Memoirs of the Robot C4L-3B (): Caleb Turner: Books. Primate, in zoology, any mammal of the group that includes the lemurs, lorises, tarsiers, monkeys, apes, and humans.
The order Primates, with its or more species, is the third most diverse order of mammals, after rodents (Rodentia) and bats (Chiroptera).
Many primates have high levels of intelligence. The PrimateLit database provides bibliographic access to the scientific literature on nonhuman primates for the research and educational communities.
Coverage of the database spans to present and includes all publication categories (articles, books, abstracts, technical reports, dissertations, book chapters, etc.) and many subject areas. Primate Lodge Kibale’s principal edge is our location, tucked deep in the forest and right next door to the starting point for Chimpanzee Tracking as well as the incredible Chimpanzee Habituation Experience, arguably, two of the most genuinely breath-taking wildlife experiences on the planet.
Rogue primate by John A. Livingston, unknown edition, Open Library is an initiative of the Internet Archive, a (c)(3) non-profit, building a digital library of Internet sites and other cultural artifacts in digital projects include the Wayback Machine, and This essay focuses specifically on primates, and is thus an exploration into the community interactions in primate taxocenes.
Food webs in a community The position a species occupies in a food web.