Primate Behavioral Ecology

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Allyn and Bacon, 2007 - Science - 452 pages
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Primate Behavioral Ecology, described as “an engaging, cutting-edge exposition,” incorporates exciting new discoveries and the most up-to-date approaches in its introduction to the field and its applications of behavioral ecology to primate conservation.

 

One reviewer declares, “I can't imagine teaching a course on primate behavior or ecology without this text.”

This unique, comprehensive,single-authoredtext integrates the basics of evolutionary, ecological, anddemographic perspectiveswith contemporary noninvasive molecular and hormonal techniques to understand how different primates behaveand the significance of these insights for primate conservation. Examples are drawn from the “classic” primate field studies and more recent studies on previously neglected speciesfrom across the primate order, illustrating the vast behavioral variation that we now know exists and the gaps in our knowledge that future studies will fill.

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Contents

Traits Trends and Taxonomy
37
Primates Past to Present
73
Evolution and Social Behavior
99
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About the author (2007)

Karen B. Strier is Professor of Anthropology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

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