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Lemurs : ecology and adaptation

Author: Lisa Lofland Gould; Michelle L Sauther
Publisher: New York : Springer, ©2006.
Series: Developments in primatology.
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Provides an insight into the study of lemur origins, and the ecology and adaptation of both extant and extinct lemurs. This book also addresses the issues of primate behavioral ecology and how  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Lemurs.
New York : Springer, c2006
(DLC) 2006926444
(OCoLC)76759516
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Lisa Lofland Gould; Michelle L Sauther
ISBN: 9780387345864 0387345868 038734585X 9780387345857
OCLC Number: 209925660
Description: 1 online resource (xx, 450 p.) : ill., maps.
Contents: Lemur origins, history of ecological studies on lemurs, and the ecology of the recently extinct (subfossil) lemurs --
Origin of the Malagasy strepsirhine primates / Ian Tattersall --
Notes on the history of ecological studies of Malagasy lemurs / Alison Jolly and R.W. Sussman --
Ecology and extinction of Madagascar's subfossil lemurs / Laurie R. Godfrey, William L. Jungers, and Gary T. Schwartz --
The evolution of lemur traits, basic and unusual patterns --
Impact of ecology on the teeth of extant lemurs : a review of dental adaptations, function, and life history / Frank P. Cuozzo and Nayuta Yamashita --
Big is beautiful : fat storage and hibernation as a strategy to cope with marked seasonality in the fat-tailed dwarf lemur (Cheirogaleus medius) / Joanna Fietz and K.H. Dausmann --
Polyspecific associations of crowned lemurs and Sanford's lemurs in Madagascar / Benjamin Z. Freed --
Cathemerality in lemurs / Deborah J. Curtis --
Adaptations in the aye-aye : a review / Eleanor J. Sterling and Erin E. McCreless --
Connecting ecology and adaptation : summaries and new studies --
Evolutionary divergence in the brown lemur species complex / Steig E. Johnson --
Ecological diversity and seasonal adaptations of mouse lemurs (Microcebus spp.) / Ute Radespiel --
Social pair-bonding and resource defense in wild red-bellied lemurs (Eulemur rubriventer) / Deborah J. Overdorff and Stacey R. Tecot --
Lemur catta ecology : what we know and what we need to know / Lisa Gould --
Impact of seasonality and reproduction on social structure, ranging patterns, and fission-fusion social organization in red ruffed lemurs / Natalie Vasey --
Ecologically enigmatic lemurs : the sifakas of the eastern forests (Propithecus candidus, P. diadema, P. edwardsi, P. perrieri, P. tattersalli) / Mitchell T. Irwin --
Behavioral and ecological adaptations in two small folivorous lemurs with different social organization : Avahi and Lepilemur / Urs Thalmann --
The feeding ecology and related adaptations of Indri indri / Joyce A. Powzyk and Christopher B. Mowry --
Behavior and ecology of gentle lemurs (genus Hapalemur) / Chia L. Tan --
Lemur adaptations to a changing environment, natural and anthropogenic stress --
Considering climate change effects in lemur ecology and conservation / Patricia C. Wright --
Diet composition, foraging, and feeding behavior in relation to habitat disturbance : implications for the adaptability of ruffed lemurs (Varecia variegata editorium) in Manombo Forest, Madagascar / Jonah Ratsimbazafy --
Overview on the health and disease ecology of wild lemurs : conservation implications / Randall E. Junge and Michelle L. Sauther.
Series Title: Developments in primatology.
Responsibility: ed. by Lisa Gould and Michelle L. Sauther.
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