Lion Tamarins: Biology and Conservation

Lion Tamarins: Biology and Conservation


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781588340726
Publisher: Smithsonian Institution Press
Publication date: 09/17/2002
Series: Zoo & Aquarium Bio & Conservtn Series
Pages: 422
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.30(d)

About the Author

Devra G. Kleiman is a research associate at the Smithsonian's National Zoo and is coeditor of Wild Mammals in Captivity: Principles and Techniques (1997). Anthony B. Rylands is senior director for conservation biology at the Center for Applied Biodiversity Science, Conservation International, in Washington D.C., and is editor of Marmosets and Tamarins: Systematics, Behavior, and Ecology (1993).

Table of Contents

Part 1 I. The History and Status of Lion Tamarins Chapter 2 1. A History of Lion Tamarin Research and Conservation Chapter 3 2. Distribution and Status of Lion Tamarins Chapter 4 3. The Role of Nongovernmental Organizations and the International Committee for the Conservation and Management of Leontopithecus in Lion Tamarin Conservation Chapter 5 4. History, Management, and Conservation Role of the Captive Lion Tamarin Populations Part 6 II. The Biology of Lion Tamarins Chapter 7 5. Genetics and Evolution of Lion Tamarins Chapter 8 6. Lion Tamarin Reproductive Biology Chapter 9 7. Behavioral Ecology of Lion Tamarins Chapter 10 8. Mating System and Group Dynamics in Lion Tamarins Chapter 11 9. Infant Care in Lion Tamarins Chapter 12 10. Conspicuousness and Complexity: Themes in Lion Tamarin Communication Chapter 13 11. Diseases of Lion Tamarins Part 14 III. Conservation and Management of Lion Tamarins in the Wild Chapter 15 12. Reintroduction and Translocation as Conservation Tools for Golden Lion Tamarins Chapter 16 13. The Effects of Prerelease Environments and Postrelease Management on Survivorship in Reintroduced Golden Lion Tamarins Chapter 17 14. Metapopulation management for the Conservation of Black Lion Tamarins Chapter 18 15. In Situ Conservation Education and the Lion Tamarins Chapter 19 16. Lion Tamarin Biology and Conservation: A Synthesis and Challenges for the Future

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