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Postcranial adaptations for leaping in primates
(Journal of Zoology, 2000-05-01)
Leaping primates are specialized for hindlimb-propelled locomotion within arboreal habitats. As a group, they include members of Galagonidae, Lemuriformes and Tarsiidae. Postcranial characters analysed here include humeral ...
Dispersal patterns in Costa Rican mantled howling monkeys
(International Journal of Primatology, 1992-08-01)
Both male and female juveniles disperse in Costa Rican mantled howling monkeys (Alouatta palliata). 79% of the males and 96% of the females leave their natal groups. Males may spend up to 4 years and females up to 1 year ...
Sexual dimorphism in canine length of woolly spider monkeys (Brachyteles arachnoides, E. Geoffroy 1806)
(International Journal of Primatology, 1993-10-01)
We measured canine teeth from 28 woolly spider monkeys (Brachyteles arachnoides) to assess sexual dimorphism and population differences. The specimens are from the Brazilian states of Bahia, Minas Gerais, Espírito Santo, ...
Drinking from arboreal water sources by mantled howling monkeys (Alouatta palliata Gray).
(Folia Primatol (Basel), 1978)
Despite occasional trips to the ground and feeding in trees whose canopies touched the river, mantled howling monkeys were never seen to drink from any ground water. Drinking from arboreal cisterns was observed, but only ...
Capture techniques and morphometrics for the woolly spider monkey, or muriqui (Brachyteles arachnoides, E. Geoffroy 1806)
(American Journal of Primatology, 1993-01-01)
A total of 12 free‐ranging muriquis (Brachyteles arachnoides) were captured with Telazol® at Fazenda Esmeralda, Minas Gerais, Brazil, and at Fazenda Barreiro Rico, São Paulo, Brazil. All animals were measured, marked, weighed, ...
Social organization of free‐ranging ruffed lemurs, Varecia variegata variegata: mother‐adult daughter relationship
(American Journal of Primatology, 1992-01-01)
The relationship between a mother and an adult daughter is examined in a group of free‐ranging ruffed lemurs (Varecia variegata) at the Duke University Primate Center (DUPC). Although the two females were affiliative during ...
Primate populations in Northwestern Costa Rica: potential for recovery
(Primate Conservation, 1989)
Primates and their habitats in Northern Columbia with recommendations for future management and research
(Pan American Health Organization, 1976)
Morphometrics and growth in captive aye-ayes (Daubentonia madagascariensis).
(Folia Primatol (Basel), 1994)
Breech delivery and birth‐related behaviors in wild mantled howling monkeys
(American Journal of Primatology, 1991-01-01)
The breech birth of an infant mantled howling monkey was observed on February 12, 1990. The mother assisted the successful delivery by pulling on the infant's tail and hindleg. No other members of the social group attended ...