Howler Monkeys: Behavior, Ecology, and Conservation by Martín M. Kowalewski,Paul A. Garber,Liliana

By Martín M. Kowalewski,Paul A. Garber,Liliana Cortés-Ortiz,Bernardo Urbani,Dionisios Youlatos

Howler monkeys (genus Alouatta) comprise twelve species of leaf-eating New international monkeys that variety from southern Mexico via northern Argentina. This genus is the main frequent of any New international primate taxa, and will be discovered to inhabit a number wooded area varieties from undisturbed rainforest to significantly anthropogenically impacted woodland fragments. even though there were many reviews on person species of howler monkeys, this e-book is the 1st finished quantity to put info on howler habit and biology inside of a theoretical framework of ecological and social adaptability. This is the second one of 2 volumes dedicated to the genus Alouatta.

This volume:

·         Examines behavioral and physiological mechanisms that let howler monkeys to take advantage of hugely disturbed and fragmented habitats

·         provides types of howler monkey nutrition, social association, and mating platforms that may also inform researchers studying Old international colobines, apes, and different tropical mammals

These ambitions are accomplished in a suite of chapters written by way of a exotic staff of scientists at the feeding ecology, habit, mating recommendations, and administration and conservation of howlers. This book additionally includes chapters at the howler microbiome, the concept that of behavioral variability, sexual choice, and the position of primates in woodland regeneration.

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