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New Directions in Lemur Studies
     

New Directions in Lemur Studies

by Berthe Rakotosamimanana (Editor), Hanta Rasamimanana (Editor), J. Ganzhorn (Editor), Steven Goodman (Editor)
 

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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International specialists in lemur studies contribute their recent research examining topics including conservation, theoretical aspects of behavioral ecology, nutrition, and public education. Specific studies include discussions of ancient DNA in subfossil lemurs, metabolic strategy and social behavior, social organization of the fat-tailed dwarf lemur, the importance of the black lemur for seed dispersal, and a pilot project in teaching primatology at the Universit<'e> de Mahajanga. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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ISBN-13:
9781461371311
Publisher:
Springer US
Publication date:
04/30/2013
Edition description:
Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1999
Pages:
295
Product dimensions:
7.01(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.03(d)

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