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New directions in lemur studies

Author: Berthe Rakotosamimanana; International Primatological Society. Congress
Publisher: New York : Kluwer Academic/Plenum Publishers, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Contains selected presentations on lemurs made at the 17th IPS Congress in 1998. This volume includes chapters which highlight developments in lemur research, touching several important fields from  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Congresses
Conference papers and proceedings
Material Type: Conference publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Berthe Rakotosamimanana; International Primatological Society. Congress
ISBN: 0306461870 9780306461873
OCLC Number: 41892097
Notes: "Proceedings of the XVIIth Congress of the International Primatological Society, held August 9-12, 1998, in Antananarivo, Madagascar"--Title page verso.
Description: x, 295 pages : illustrations, maps ; 26 cm
Contents: 1. Ancient DNA in subfossil lemurs; A.D. Yoder, et al. 2. Past and present distributions of lemurs in Madagascar; L.R. Godfrey, et al. 3. Skeletal morphology and the phylogeny of the lemuridae; G.F.N. Randria. 4. Support preference of two sympatric lemur species; L. Razafimanantsoa. 5. Field metabolic rate and the cost of ranging of the Red-tailed Sportive Lemur (Lepilemur ruficaudatus); S. Drack, et al. 6. Metabolic strategy and social behaviour in lemuridae; M.E. Pereira, et al. 7. Cathemeral activity of Red-fronted Brown Lemurs (Eulemur fulvus rufus) in the Kirindy Forest/CFPF; G. Donati, et al. 8. Social organisation of the Fat-tailed Dwarf Lemur (Cheirogaleus medius) in Northwestern Madagascar; A.E. Mueller. 9. Demography and floating males in a population of Cheirogaleus medius; J. Fietz. 10. Influence of social organisation patterns on food intake of Lemur catta in the Berenty Reserve; H. Rasaminanana. 11. The importance of the Black Lemur (Eulemur macao) for seed dispersal in Lokobe Forest, Nosy Be; C.R. Birkinshaw. 12. Taste discrimination in lemurs and other primates, and the relationships to distribution of plant allelochemicals in different habitats of Madagascar; B. Simmen, et al. 13. Folivory in a Small-bodied Lemur; T. Mutschler. 14. Conservation of the Alaotran Gentle Lemur; A.T.C. Feistner. 15. Teaching primatology at the University of Mahajanga (NW Madagascar); U. Thalman, A. Zaramody. 16. Lemurs as flagships for conservation in Madagascar; J.C. Durbin. Index.
Responsibility: edited by Berthe Rakotosamimanana [and others].
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