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Stable isotope ratios indicate diet and habitat use in New World monkeys.
(Am J Phys Anthropol, 1997-05)
This paper demonstrates the use of stable isotope ratios of carbon and nitrogen in animal tissue for indicating aspects of species behavioral strategy. We analyzed hair from individuals representing four species of New World ...
Plasma lipoproteins of free-ranging howling monkeys (Alouatta palliata).
(Comp Biochem Physiol B, 1987)
1. Plasma lipids and lipoproteins of free-ranging howling monkeys from Costa Rica (Alouatta palliata), aged 5 months to 23 years, were characterized. 2. High density lipoproteins were lipid-rich, similar to HDL2 of human ...
Field methods for capture and measurement of three monkey species in Costa Rica.
(Folia Primatol (Basel), 1991)
A total of 54 free-ranging monkeys were captured and marked in Santa Rosa National Park, Costa Rica, during May 1985, and an additional 17 were captured during March 1986. The animals were darted using a blowpipe or a CO2 ...
Sexual selection and canine dimorphism in New World monkeys.
(Am J Phys Anthropol, 1988-11)
Social and ecological factors are important in shaping sexual dimorphism in Anthropoidea, but there is also a tendency for body-size dimorphism and canine dimorphism to increase with increased body size (Rensch's rule) (Rensch: ...
Reproduction and population growth in free-ranging mantled howling monkeys.
(Am J Phys Anthropol, 1980-07)
Free-ranging mantled howling monkey (Alouatta palliata Gray) females experienced a regular estrus cycle averaging 16.3 days, demonstrated sexual skin changes, and participated in multiple matings before becoming pregnant. ...