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Creatures of the dark : the nocturnal prosimians

Author: L Alterman; Gerald A Doyle; M Kay Izard
Publisher: New York : Plenum Press, ©1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Conference papers and proceedings
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Material Type: Conference publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: L Alterman; Gerald A Doyle; M Kay Izard
ISBN: 0306451832 9780306451836
OCLC Number: 33441731
Notes: "Proceedings of an International Conference on Creatures of the Dark: the Nocturnal Prosimians, held June 9-12, 1993, in Durham, North Carolina"--Title page verso.
Description: xiv, 571 pages : illustrations, maps ; 26 cm
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.
Responsibility: edited by L. Alterman, Gerald A. Doyle, and M. Kay Izard.
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'This volume contains a wealth of information, much of it new and exciting, from many aspects of nocturnal prosimian biology.' The Quarterly Review of Biology, March 1997

 
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