Grow, Nanda B.

High Altitude Primates

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Table of contents

Part I. High Altitude Prosimian Primates

1. Effects of Altitude on the Conservation Biogeography of Lemurs in SouthEast Madagascar
Shawn M. Lehman

2. Hibernation Patterns of Dwarf Lemurs in the High Altitude Forest of Eastern Madagascar
Marina B. Blanco, Laurie R. Godfrey

3. Altitudinal Distribution and Ranging Patterns of Pygmy Tarsiers (Tarsius pumilus)
Nanda B. Grow

Part II. High Altitude Monkeys

4. Biogeography and Conservation of Andean Primates in Peru
Sam Shanee, Noga Shanee, Nicola Campbell, Nestor Allgas

5. Population Density and Ecological Traits of Highland Woolly Monkeys at Cueva de los Guacharos National Park, Colombia
Sergio A. Vargas, Julián León, Mónica Ramírez, Nelson Galvis, Edgar Cifuentes, Pablo R. Stevenson

6. Seed Dispersal by Woolly Monkeys in Cueva de los Guacharos National Park (Colombia): An Amazonian Primate Dispersing Montane Plants
Mónica A. Ramírez, Nelson F. Galvis, Sergio A. Vargas, José Julián Léon, Edgar F. Cifuentes, Pablo R. Stevenson

7. Distribution and Ecology of the Most Tropical of the High-Elevation Montane Colobines: The Ebony Langur on Java
Vincent Nijman

8. Snow Tolerance of Japanese Macaques Inhabiting High-Latitude Mountainous Forests of Japan
Hiroto Enari

9. Seasonal and Altitudinal Migration of Japanese Macaques in the Northern Japan Alps
Shigeyuki Izumiyama

Rhinopithecus bieti at Xiaochangdu, Tibet: Adaptations to a Marginal Environment
Zuofu Xiang

11. Nutritional Implications of the High-Elevation Lifestyle of Rhinopithecus bieti

Heidi Bissell

12. Variation in Primate Abundance Along an Elevational Gradient in the Udzungwa Mountains of Tanzania
Claudia Barelli, Juan F. Gallardo Palacios, Francesco Rovero

13. Deriving Conservation Status for a High Altitude Population: Golden Monkeys of Mgahinga Gorilla National Park, Uganda
Dennis Twinomugisha, Michael D. Wasserman, Colin A. Chapman

Part III. High Altitude Apes

14. High Altitude Diets: Implications for the Feeding and Nutritional Ecology of Mountain Gorillas
Jessica M. Rothman, John Bosco Nkurunungi, Bianca F. Shannon, Margaret A. H. Bryer

15. Preliminary Data on the Highland Sumatran Orangutans (Pongo abelii) of Batang Toru
S. A. Wich, G. Usher, H. H. Peters, Mokhamad Faesal Rakhman Khakim, M. G. Nowak, G. M. Fredriksson

16. Modern Human Biological Adaptations to High-Altitude Environments in the Andean Archaeological Record
Karen J. Weinstein

17. High Altitude Primates, Extreme Primates, and Anthropological Primatology: Or, There is More to Human Evolution than Tool Use, Culture, or African Apes
Ken Sayers

Keywords: Life Sciences, Conservation Biology/Ecology, Evolutionary Biology, Animal Ecology, Zoology

Publication year
Developments in Primatology: Progress and Prospects
Page amount
21 pages
Natural Sciences

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