Paperback(Softcover reprint of hardcover 1st ed. 1995)

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ISBN-13: 9781441932501
Publisher: Springer US
Publication date: 12/01/2010
Edition description: Softcover reprint of hardcover 1st ed. 1995
Pages: 571
Product dimensions: 7.01(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.05(d)

Table of Contents

Origins: How Primates Invented the Rainforest and Vice Versa; R.W. Sussman. 'Visual Predation', Habitat Structure, and the Ancestral Primate Niche; R.H. Crompton. Life History: Predation, Pollination and Torpor in Two Noctural Primates: Cheirogaleus Major and Microcebus Rufus in the Rainforest of Madagascar; P.C. Wright, L.B. Martin. Taxonomy and Phylogeny: Phylogenetic Relations among Prosimii with Special Reference to Lemuriformes and Malagasy Nocturnals; B. Dutrillaux, Y. Rumpler. Captive Behavior: Behavior of Captive Loris tardigradus nordicus: A Qualitative Description Including Some Information about Morphological Bases of Behavior; H. Schulze, B. Meier. Vocal and Chemical Communication: Acoustic Communication in Nocturnal Posimians; E. Zimmerman. Social Organization: Social Organization in the Aye-Aye (Daubentonia madagascariensis) and the Perceived Distinctiveness of Nocturnal Primates; E.J. Sterling, A.F. Richard. Locomotion: Functional Morphology of Leaping Behaviors in Galagids: Associations between Landing Limb Use and Diaphyseal Geometry; C.J. Terranova. Conservation: Captive Conservation and the Role of the AZA Prosimian Advisory Group; I. Porton. 27 additional articles. Index.

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