By Martín M. Kowalewski, Paul A. Garber, Liliana Cortés-Ortiz, Bernardo Urbani, Dionisios Youlatos
Howler monkeys (genus Alouatta) include twelve species of leaf-eating New global monkeys that diversity from southern Mexico via northern Argentina. This genus is the main frequent of any New international primate taxa, and will be discovered to inhabit more than a few wooded area kinds from undisturbed rainforest to seriously anthropogenically impacted wooded area fragments. even if there were many reviews on person species of howler monkeys, this e-book is the 1st complete quantity to put details on howler habit and biology inside of a theoretical framework of ecological and social adaptability. this is often the second one of 2 volumes dedicated to the genus Alouatta.
· Examines behavioral and physiological mechanisms that permit howler monkeys to take advantage of hugely disturbed and fragmented habitats
· offers types of howler monkey nutrition, social association, and mating platforms that may additionally tell researchers learning outdated international colobines, apes, and different tropical mammals
These objectives are accomplished in a set of chapters written via a unique workforce of scientists at the feeding ecology, habit, mating suggestions, and administration and conservation of howlers. This e-book additionally includes chapters at the howler microbiome, the concept that of behavioral variability, sexual choice, and the function of primates in wooded area regeneration.
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Oxford University Press, New York Dias PAD, Rangel-Negrin A (2014) Diets of howler monkeys. In: Kowalewski M, Garber P, Cortés-Ortiz L, Urbani B, Youlatos D (eds) Howler monkeys: behavior, ecology and conservation. Springer, New York Eisenberg JF (1979) Habitat, economy, and society: some correlations and hypotheses for the Neotropical Primates. In: Bernstein IS, Wilson OE (eds) Primate ecology and humans origins: ecological influences on social organization. Granland STPM Press, New York Estrada A (2014) Conservation of Alouatta: social and economic drivers of habitat loss, information vacuum and mitigating population declines.
In: Kowalewski M, Garber P, Cortés-Ortiz L, Urbani B, Youlatos D (eds) Howler monkeys: behavior, ecology and conservation. Springer, New York Eisenberg JF (1979) Habitat, economy, and society: some correlations and hypotheses for the Neotropical Primates. In: Bernstein IS, Wilson OE (eds) Primate ecology and humans origins: ecological influences on social organization. Granland STPM Press, New York Estrada A (2014) Conservation of Alouatta: social and economic drivers of habitat loss, information vacuum and mitigating population declines.
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Howler Monkeys: Behavior, Ecology, and Conservation by Martín M. Kowalewski, Paul A. Garber, Liliana Cortés-Ortiz, Bernardo Urbani, Dionisios Youlatos