Primates in Perspective

Primates in Perspective

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The most comprehensive and current text on primates by the leading researchers in the field. Designed for both introductory primatology courses and upper-division primate behavior and conservation courses, Primates in Perspective features original essays by more than 60 leading researchers, providing wide-ranging and contemporary coverage of all the major areas of primatology. Primates in Perspective emulates the composition and organization of the landmark volume Primate Societies(Smuts et al., 1987, University of Chicago Press), which brought together a broad range of expert primatologists who contributed chapters that were accessible and extremely useful to students and researchers alike. The text is arranged in six sections, beginning with a comprehensive introduction to primatology. It goes on to cover methodologies and research design for both field and captive settings; primate reproduction; primate ecology and conservation and their roles in the daily lives ofprimates; and aspects of social behavior and intelligence such as communication, learning, and cognition. The volume concludes with a chapter by the editors that discusses the future of primatological research.Additionally, radiotracking (manual or automated) and GPS tracking via a GPS tag included in an animala#39;s collar can provide ... 1988, Bearder and Martin 1980b, Li et al. 1999, Honess ... 2008, Kenward 2001, Honess and MacDonald 2003).


Title:Primates in Perspective
Author: Christina J. Campbell
Publisher:Oxford University Press, USA - 2011
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