New Directions in Lemur Studies

New Directions in Lemur Studies

by Berthe Rakotosamimanana
     
 

This book contains selected presentations on lemurs made at the 17th I PS Congress in 1998. The chapters highlight new and exciting developme nts in lemur research, touching several important fields from conserva tion to theoretical aspects of behavioral ecology, as well as nutritio n and public education. This volume also presents an important landmar k for the

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This book contains selected presentations on lemurs made at the 17th I PS Congress in 1998. The chapters highlight new and exciting developme nts in lemur research, touching several important fields from conserva tion to theoretical aspects of behavioral ecology, as well as nutritio n and public education. This volume also presents an important landmar k for the advancement of Malagasy scientists.

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ISBN-13:
9780306461873
Publisher:
Springer-Verlag New York, LLC
Publication date:
09/28/1999
Pages:
316
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.75(d)

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1. Ancient DNA in subfossil lemurs; A.D. Yoder, et al. 2. Past and present distributions of lemurs in Madagascar; L.R. Godfrey, et al. 3. Skeletal morphology and the phylogeny of the lemuridae; G.F.N. Randria. 4. Support preference of two sympatric lemur species; L. Razafimanantsoa. 5. Field metabolic rate and the cost of ranging of the Red-tailed Sportive Lemur (Lepilemur ruficaudatus); S. Drack, et al. 6. Metabolic strategy and social behaviour in lemuridae; M.E. Pereira, et al. 7. Cathemeral activity of Red-fronted Brown Lemurs (Eulemur fulvus rufus) in the Kirindy Forest/CFPF; G. Donati, et al. 8. Social organisation of the Fat-tailed Dwarf Lemur (Cheirogaleus medius) in Northwestern Madagascar; A.E. Mueller. 9. Demography and floating males in a population of Cheirogaleus medius; J. Fietz. 10. Influence of social organisation patterns on food intake of Lemur catta in the Berenty Reserve; H. Rasaminanana. 11. The importance of the Black Lemur (Eulemur macao) for seed dispersal in Lokobe Forest, Nosy Be; C.R. Birkinshaw. 12. Taste discrimination in lemurs and other primates, and the relationships to distribution of plant allelochemicals in different habitats of Madagascar; B. Simmen, et al. 13. Folivory in a Small-bodied Lemur; T. Mutschler. 14. Conservation of the Alaotran Gentle Lemur; A.T.C. Feistner. 15. Teaching primatology at the University of Mahajanga (NW Madagascar); U. Thalman, A. Zaramody. 16. Lemurs as flagships for conservation in Madagascar; J.C. Durbin. Index.

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